Pluralism(s) in economics: lessons from complexity and innovation. A review paper
My analysis focuses on two main observations. First, many competing schools of thoughts are currently present in economics with no predominant paradigm. We are experiencing an era of pluralism (Davis J Econ Methodol 14(3):275–290, 2007 , Camb J Econ 32:249–366, 2008 ; Colander 2000 ; Colander et al. J Polit Econ 16(4):485–499, 2004 ). The term ‘pluralism’ is extremely interesting since, as I will show, it has different dimensions to it. These offer insights into interpreting the tangled universe of the economics. Second, there is a progressive intertwining of innovation economics with complexity economics, which I argue provides an instance of the above-described shift toward pluralism. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
Volume (Year): 24 (2014)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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