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The delusions of economics

Gilbert Rist

The delusions of economics

the misguided certainties of a hazardous science

by Gilbert Rist

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Published by Zed Books, Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Economic development

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGilbert Rist ; translated by Patrick Camiller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB173 .R5313 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25231218M
    ISBN 101848139225, 1848139233
    ISBN 109781848139220, 9781848139237
    LC Control Number2011275584
    OCLC/WorldCa721884205


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In The Delusions of Economics, Gilbert Rist presents a radical critique of neoclassical economics from a social and historical perspective. Rather than enter into existing debates between different orthodoxies, Rist instead explores the circumstances that prevailed when economics was 'invented', and the resultant biases that helped forge the construction of economics as a 'science'.

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