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Explaining modern economics (as a microcosm of society)

Vinca Bigo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 16053 words.

The persistence of mainstream economists with methods of mathematical-deductive modelling that, most agree, do not perform well is something of a puzzle. Here I show this phenomenon to be a...

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The foundations of trust: macro and micro

Eric M. Uslaner.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 3178 words.

This comment on Beugelsdijk's (2006) critique of trust and its measurement argues that it misses the mark, and that there is neither a theoretical nor an empirical foundation for thinking...

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Mathematical modelling in the wake of the crisis: a blessing or a curse? What does the economics profession say?

Vinca Bigo and Ioana Negru.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 9531 words.

The economics profession has been heavily criticised for not anticipating the economic crisis that began in 2007. And even now economists seem unable to suggest ways out of this crisis. It...

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Moral sentiments and economic practices in Kyrgyzstan: the internal embeddedness of a moral economy

Balihar Sanghera and Elmira Satybaldieva.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2009; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 7598 words.

In The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Adam Smith notes that moral sentiments, emotions and feelings affect economic and social practices. In the literature on social embeddedness of the...

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

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Process, order and stability in Veblen

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; General Economics and Teaching; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Sociology; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 23335 words.

In this essay I tease out the notion of social order that underpins Veblen’s numerous contributions and examine its development over time. In piecing together various components of Veblen’s...

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The Research Assessment Exercise, the state and the dominance of mainstream economics in British universities

Frederic S. Lee.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2007; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 7830 words.

In previous research on the impact of the Research Assessment Exercise on heterodox economics and heterodox economists in the UK, the author concluded that reliance on Diamond List journals...

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Shifting theories: partial perspectives on the household

Kanchana N. Ruwanpura.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Other Economic Systems; Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 7477 words.

There is a neglect of networks within cooperative conflict models, which arises because of the patriarchal households assumed. But households are not the same everywhere, because their...

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The UK Research Assessment Exercise and the narrowing of UK economics

Frederic S. Lee, Xuan Pham and Gyun Gu.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Methodology. 11908 words.

The aim of this article is to delineate an empirically grounded, structure-causal going concern recursive model of UK economics that, in the context of the Research Assessment Exercise...

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