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Author Backhouse, Roger, 1951-

Title The puzzle of modern economics : science or ideology / Roger E. Backhouse

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
 Bryant Main Stacks  HB87 .B235 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HB87 .B235 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HB87 B235 2010    DUE 12-23-14
Descript viii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.191-197) and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; Part I. Economics in Action: 2. Creating new markets; 3. Creating a market economy; 4. Globalization and welfare; 5. Money and finance; Part II. Historical Perspectives: 6. Creating a 'scientific' economics; 7. The quest for rigorous macroeconomics; 8. Science and ideology; 9. Heterodoxy and dissent; Part III. Evaluation: 10. Economic science and economic myth; Supplementary note on the literature
LC subject Economics -- History -- 20th century
Economic policy -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780521532617 (pbk.)
9780521825542 (hardback)
0521825547 (hardback)