The Market for Lemmas: Evidence That Complex Models Rarely Operate in Our World
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KeywordsMathematical Complexity; Operationalism; Evidence; Lemma;
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- B40 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - General
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