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Economics without Time : A Science blind to the Forces of Historical Change - Graeme Snooks

Economics without Time

A Science blind to the Forces of Historical Change

Hardcover Published: 3rd August 1993
ISBN: 9780333558539
Number Of Pages: 327

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This is a book about real time in economics, a dimension increasingly unused by the edge of the profession. This, it is argued, has serious implications for economics' role as the premier policy-advising source for national governments and international organizations. It is also a book about the great waves of economic change that economists have failed even to identify, let alone analyze. This failure has created an intellectual vacuum that natural scientists are now only attempting to fill. It is a book, therefore, that challenges economics to put its house in order before it is engulfed by this rising tide. But, the question is, will economics have time? By the author of "Depression and Recovery: Western Australia 1929-1939", "Exploring Southeast Asia's Economic Past" and "Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History".

List of Tables - List of Figures - Preface - Introduction - PART 1: TIME IN ECONOMICS - Time Lost - Timely Critics - The Timeless Approach - The Custodians of Real Time - PART 2: ECONOMICS IN TIME - Economies 'Lost' in Time - Human Motivation Throughout Time - Accounting for the Very Long Run - Time Regained? - Appendix - Notes Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333558539
ISBN-10: 0333558537
Series: Science Blind to the Forces of Historical Change
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 327
Published: 3rd August 1993
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 10