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Macroeconomic Forecasting : A Sociological Appraisal - Dr. Robert Evans

Macroeconomic Forecasting

A Sociological Appraisal

Hardcover Published: 24th June 1999
ISBN: 9780415206945
Number Of Pages: 256

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Drawing on interviews with the UK government's Panel of Independent Forecasters, the author shows how economic models, forecasts and policy analysis depend crucially upon the judgements of economists.

Who Knows What Tomorrow Brings? Brief Introductions to Economic Forecasting and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge
Cherished Beliefs and Statistics: How Economic Models are Estimated
Extrapolations and Expertise: How Economic Forecasts Are Made
Soothsaying or Science? Trying to Falsify an Economic Model
Different Models: Economic Forecasts in February 1993
Different Futures: Controversies and Disputes in July 1993
Difficult Choices: Policy Recommendations in October 1993
From TINA to TRACY: Economic Models, Economic Policy and Science Studies
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ISBN: 9780415206945
ISBN-10: 0415206944
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th June 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1