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Truth versus precision in economics

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  • Thomas Mayer

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This engaging and intelligent book provides an accessible, down to earth assessment of the role of formalism and rigour in economics.

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  • Thomas Mayer, 1992. "Truth versus precision in economics," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 307.
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    Keywords

    Economics and Finance;

    JEL classification:

    • G0 - Financial Economics - - General
    • E0 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General

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