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Quo vadis ? Quel futur pour l’histoire économique en France. Réflexions et recommandations par deux économistes

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  • Claude Diebolt

    (Directeur de Recherche au CNRS / Directeur du BETA (UMR 7522), Université de Strasbourg.)

  • Jean-Luc Demeulemeester

    (Professeur de sciences économiques à l’Université Libre de Bruxelles.)

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Cet article vise à analyser l’évolution de la discipline « histoire économique », qui se situe aux frontières de deux disciplines aux préoccupations, méthodes et objectifs de plus en plus divergents. Si la science économique se situe – ou souhaite se situer – de plus en plus dans le pôle des sciences exactes en privilégiant l’analyse mécanique (erklären), l’histoire tend, quant à elle, à se situer dans le pôle des humanités dans une vision interprétative (verstehen). Nous constatons, malgré cela, le maintien, voire le développement d’un champ de recherche à l’intersection de ces deux mondes. Nous identifions, plus précisément, une histoire économique d’historiens, différente de celle des économistes d’inspiration cliométrique. Nous nous interrogeons sur la place de cette dernière et son utilité, d’une part pour maintenir une place pour l’interrogation historique en science économique, d’autre part pour permettre à l’histoire de se légitimer dans le cadre d’évaluations de la recherche aux critères fortement inspirés des pratiques des sciences exactes.

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Paper provided by Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC) in its series Working Papers with number 10-02.

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Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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