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Title The methodology of positive economics : reflections on the Milton Friedman legacy / edited by Uskali Mäki.
Publication Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Description xviii, 363 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 330 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The methodology of positive economics (1953) / Milton Friedman -- Reading the methodological essay in twentieth-century economics: map of multiple perspectives / Uskali Mäki -- Early drafts of Friedman's methodology essay / J. Daniel Hammond -- Unrealistic assumptions and unnecessary confusions: rereading and rewriting F53 as a realist statement / Uskali Mäki -- The influence of Friedman's methodological essay / Tom Mayer -- Did Milton Friedman's positive methodology license the formalist revolution? / D. Wade Hands -- Appraisal of evidence in economic methodology / Melvin W. Reder -- The politics of positivism: disinterested predictions from interested agents / David Teira Serrano and Jesús Zamora Bonilla -- Friedman's 1953 essay and the marginalist controversy / Roger E. Backhouse -- Friedman (1953) and the theory of the firm / Oliver E. Williamson -- Friedman's selection argument revisited / Jack Vromen -- Expected utility and Friedman's risky methodology / Chris Starmer -- Milton Friedman's stance: the methodology of causal realism / Kevin D. Hoover -- On the right side for the wrong reason: Friedman on the Marshall-Walras divide / Michel De Vroey -- The debate over F53 after fifty years / Mark Blaug -- Final word / Milton Friedman.
Subject Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006. Essays in positive economics.
Free enterprise.
Addl. Author Mäki, Uskali.
ISBN 9780521867016
0521867010
9780521686860 (pbk.) :
0521686865 (pbk.)

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