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Le pouvoir du positivisme et ses limites : microéconométrie et macroéconométrie actuelles du développement

  • Jean Cartier-Bresson


    (Cemotev - Centre d'études sur la mondialisation, les conflits, les territoires et les vulnérabilités - UVSQ - Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines)

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    This paper explores how the phase of the empirical verification has taken precedence over other phases of research in development economics. This trend involves the temporary spotlight on: the institutions, their reach, their effects and their evaluation. The hypothesis is that the fashionable methodology is scientism and its use by international organizations is positivist.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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