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There is actually no clear cut consensus on where Economics belongs (although it is fair to say most would likely put it into category of social science). Some authors consider it to be science, some social science, some even moral science, and some even argue it should have its own category. A good paper that tries to answer this question for economics is ...


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Popper Karl Popper is more controversial than I can possibly explain. To me, it is manifestly obvious that in order for an idea to be "right", there must be some way for it to be wrong (otherwise, it's a tautology, and those are not very interesting). To this end, an experiment is a technique for demonstrating that an idea may be wrong. But if ...


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Beyond Michel De Vroey's book, I know of no other book on the history of macroeconomics, as it is praised by macroeconomists. See for example this review. De Vroey has a true vision of macroeconomics, he shares it with his reader and gives clear guidelines to understand the developments in the field. Anyway, you will find below some nice references that ...


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