Methodological Mistakes and Econometric Consequences
Econometric Methodology is based on logical positivist principles. Since logical positivism has collapsed, it is necessary to re-think these foundations. We show that positivist methodology has led econometricians to a meaningless search for patterns in the data. An alternative methodology which relates observed patterns to real causal structures is proposed.
Volume (Year): 4 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
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