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By Paul Lewis

Economics has turn into polarised. at the one hand there's a physique of economists who trouble themselves with progressing their self-discipline through an expanding use of mathematical modelling. nevertheless, there are economists who think passionately that during order for economics to be invaluable it must take account of its heritage, its impression on society and its genuine global applications.

The participants to this booklet repair their scholarly glare at the heterodox component to economics, and specifically upon serious realist ways to the topic. specialists from quite a few views have come jointly in those pages to ascertain the influence and value of serious realism with regards to different spheres inside of economics.

Notable for its contributions from such exotic figures as Clive Granger, Edward J. Nell and Peter J. Boettke - this e-book merits to discover a prepared viewers around the economics spectrum.

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