Michel Carrard

Associate of Economics and Management, holder of a DEA of political science, Michel Carrard is a doctor in Urban Planning. Lecturer at the Littoral Côte d’Opale University (Ulco), his research focuses on the strategies as well as on the place of cognitive contexts in the governance of territorial actors. Since 2016, he is co-director of the PAUL Master (Urban and Coastal Planning Policies).

Du bon et mauvais usage des modèles de la science économique.

Rodrik, Dani. 2017. Peut-on faire confiance aux économistes ? Réussites et échecs de la science économique. Traduit de l'anglais par Jérôme Duquène. Louvain-la-Neuve : De Boeck Supérieur, coll. « Pop Economics ».

Michel Carrard | 07.12.2018

The subprime crisis of 2007/2008 rekindled controversies over the nature of economics. If some saw, in the multiplication of criticisms addressed to this discipline, the beginning of a healthy questioning of the mainstream model, others, on the contrary, defended it as a guarantee of its scientificity. It is in this context that Dani Rodrik's book will be published, in 2015. The author's comment is both a plea in favour of economics and at the same time a strong criticism [...]