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La loi, l'homme, le nombre : retour sur l'histoire de la modelisation econometrique


  • Le Gall, P.


Cet article suggere qu'au cours de son developpement, depuis la fin du 19e siecle jusqu'au triomphe de la "methode Cowles", la modelisation econometrique a connu le passage d'une modelisation "unitaire", indissociable du determinisme et du reductionnisme, a une modelisation "fragmentaire", privilegiant la reproduction du reel. La modelisation econometrique peut alors s'inscrire dans l'histoire plus generale de la modelisation, telle que l'a analysee Giorgio Israel.

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  • Le Gall, P., 2001. "La loi, l'homme, le nombre : retour sur l'histoire de la modelisation econometrique," Papiers d'Economie Mathématique et Applications 2001.04, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:pariem:2001.04

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    JEL classification:

    • B23 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Econometrics; Quantitative and Mathematical Studies
    • C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling


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