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The Duhem-Quine Thesis, Lakatos and the Appraisal of Theories in Macroeconomics

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  • Cross, Rodney, 1982. "The Duhem-Quine Thesis, Lakatos and the Appraisal of Theories in Macroeconomics," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 92(366), pages 320-340, June.
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