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Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought

In Search of the Two-Handed Economist

Ideology, Methodology and Marketing in Economics

Authors: Freedman, Craig

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For the economics profession, issues of marketing and ideology have often been reduced to the status of 'the love that dare not speak its name'. This volume brings these issues out of the closet and examines what effect, if any, these factors have in shaping the contours of the discipline. The way in which economists face policy issues is in part driven, even if only subconsciously, by unacknowledged ideological concerns and the increasing need to sell one's theories, views and policies in a frustratingly competitive academic market. In seven carefully and provocatively granulated chapters, the volume raises possible implications of these marketing and ideological imperatives by approaching the problem from a number of surprising and irreverent directions. Though unfortunately, in its irrevocable denouement the text proves incapable of creating anything resembling a life changing experience let alone coming to any definite and irrefutable conclusions. Like life itself, economics is full of uncertainties and uncontrollable difficulties.

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Craig Freedman is an associate professor at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and has taught at a number of other major universities. His main research areas are the history of economic thought, the Japanese economy, and industrial organisation. He is the author of numerous books including, Chicago Fundamentalism (2008) and The Last Time I Saw Richard (2011).

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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eBook 107,09 €
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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
In Search of the Two-Handed Economist
Book Subtitle
Ideology, Methodology and Marketing in Economics
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the History of Economic Thought
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-58974-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-58974-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-58973-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-95479-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 418
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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