History of Economics or a Selected History of Economics?
AbstractWhile research on the history of economics can be important to modern economics, the work of historians of economics is more often than reasonable associated with either non-contemporary or heterodox issues. I provide quantitative evidence of this, by analyzing the publications in the three main history of economics journals over the last fourteen years (1993-2006). This trend must change if the work of historians of economics is to be taken seriously by mainstream economists.
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Date of creation: 10 Sep 2007
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History of Economics;
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- Palma, Nuno Pedro G., 2008. "History Of Economics Or A Selected History Of Economics?," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 30(01), pages 93-104, March.
- B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
- B0 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - General
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- NEP-HIS-2007-10-06 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-HPE-2007-10-06 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-PKE-2007-10-06 (Post Keynesian Economics)
- NEP-SOG-2007-10-06 (Sociology of Economics)
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