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  1. Economics as Anatomy

    Economics as Anatomy

    G. M.P. Swann
    For most of his career, Peter Swann’s main research interest has been the economics of innovation. But he has also been preoccupied with a second question: what is the best way to study empirical economics? In this book, he uses his knowledge of the first question to answer the second. There are two fundamentally different approaches to innovation: incremental innovation and radical innovation – ‘radical’ in the sense that we go back to the ‘roots’ of empirical economics and take a different tack. An essential lesson from the economics of innovation is that we need both incremental and radical innovation for the maximum beneficial effect on the economy. Swann argues that the same is true for economics as a discipline. This book is a much-awaited sequel to Putting Econometrics in its Place which explored what other methods should be used, and why. This book is about the best way of organising the economics discipline, to ensure that it pursues this wide variety of methods to maximum effect. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Publish or Perish

    Publish or Perish

    Imad A. Moosa
    Imad Moosa’s thought-provoking book explores the contemporary doctrine that plagues the academic sphere: the principle of publish or perish. This book identifies the pressures placed upon academics to either publish their work regularly, or suffer the consequences, including lack of promotion, or even redundancy. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  3. How Economics Should Be Done

    How Economics Should Be Done

    David C. Colander, Huei-chun Su
    David Colander has been writing about economic methodology for over 30 years, but he goes out of his way to emphasize that he does not see himself as a methodologist. His pragmatic methodology is applicable to what economists are doing and attempts to answer questions that all economists face as they go about their work. The articles collected in this volume are divided, with the first part providing a framework underlying Colander’s methodology and introducing Colander’s methodology for economic policy within that framework. Part two presents Colander’s view on the methodology for microeconomics, while part three looks at Colander’s methodology for macroeconomics. The book closes with discussions of broader issues. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 47.95   Web: $ 38.36
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  4. Foundations of Research in Economics: How do Economists do Economics?

    Foundations of Research in Economics: How do Economists do Economics?

    Edited by Steven G. Medema, Warren J. Samuels
    This stimulating and authoritative book features original essays from leading scholars in the discipline – each of whom address the question: how should economists do economics? What emerges is a diverse, constructive commentary on how economics is done and how it should be done. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    1998   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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