Some Claims Made for Critical Realism in Economics: Two Case Studies
The article critically examines claims made by two prominent critical realists on behalf of their philosophy — on the Marx’s law of the tendency of the rate of profit to fall and on the workplace organization theory of the relative decline of the British economy. These two case studies raise important questions concerning critical realism in economics. The character of critical realism as a movement is also analyzed.
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