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L'économie à ses frontières (sociologie, psychologie). Quelques pistes


  • Jérôme Gautié


This article aims at presenting briefly some of the issues raised by the proliferation of economic research (both theoretical and empirical) at the frontiers with sociology and psychology. Section 1 distinguishes a theoretical imperialism from an empirical one. Section 2 mentions some of the debates raised by behavioural economics. Section 3 tries to derive some consequences of the ongoing research trends for the nature of the economics discipline and its relations with sociology and psychology. Classification JEL : B20, B41, C9, Z10

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  • Jérôme Gautié, 2007. "L'économie à ses frontières (sociologie, psychologie). Quelques pistes," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 58(4), pages 927-939.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_584_0927

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    JEL classification:

    • B20 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - General
    • B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
    • C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments
    • Z10 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - General


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