The irresistible charm of the micro-foundations dogma or the overwhelming force of the discipline's hard core?
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Keywordsmicro-foundations; â€˜hard coreâ€™; utility maximization; profit maximization; methodological individualism; fallacy of composition; â€˜unity of scienceâ€™; professionalization of economics;
- A - General Economics and Teaching
- A1 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics
- A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
- B - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology
- B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
- D - Microeconomics
- D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
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