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The Scientific Basis of Economics: A Review of the Methodological Debates in Economics and Econometrics


  • Gerrard, Bill


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  • Gerrard, Bill, 1995. "The Scientific Basis of Economics: A Review of the Methodological Debates in Economics and Econometrics," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 42(2), pages 221-235, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:scotjp:v:42:y:1995:i:2:p:221-35

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