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La metodología de la investigación en la Economía Aplicada; The Research Methodology in Applied Economics


  • Alejandro Diaz-Bautista



Sumario La ciencia económica es un tipo específico de conocimiento dentro de las ciencias sociales. Para lograr realizar un estudio del conocimiento económico de tal naturaleza, o sea, para hacer ciencia económica, es preciso seguir determinados procedimientos que nos permitan realizar un estudio de economía aplicada. No es posible obtener un conocimiento económico racional, sistemático y organizado actuando de cualquier modo; es necesario seguir una metodología y técnicas que ya son aceptadas en la profesión económica para poder tener un camino que nos aproxime a nuestra meta que es la realización del estudio económico. El propósito del presente documento es el de explicar la metodología de la economía, al combinar la teoría y las aplicaciones económicas, para poder realizar un estudio económico científico aplicado. Abstract The purpose of the study is to explain the methodology of economics, using economic theorizing and econometric applications in order to help the researcher write an applied economics scientific paper.

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  • Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, 2005. "La metodología de la investigación en la Economía Aplicada; The Research Methodology in Applied Economics," Method and Hist of Econ Thought 0509008, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmh:0509008
    Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 23. Díaz-Bautista es economista del ITAM. Obtuvo el Doctorado y la Maestría en Economía en la Universidad de California, Irvine. Desde 1999 imparte cursos en el Colegio de la Frontera Norte y en la Universidad Iberoamericana del Noroeste, y desde 1995 fue profesor de Economía en la Universidad de California. Ha impartido conferencias en Estados Unidos, Canadá, Europa, Australia, Asia y en México, al igual que ha dedicado muchos años a la investigación en el campo de la Economía Internacional, Organización Industrial, y Crecimiento Económico.

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    Economic Methodology; Latin America; Applied Economics.;

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