economics

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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 [...]

Penser ou dire non ?

Joseph Morsel | 06.10.2016

The ongoing debate among « orthodox » and « heterodox » economists, in which the latter's positions were branded an « economic negationism », is also an opportunity to recall, from afar and more broadly, the scientific requirement to dismiss the dominant paradigms, the delusional nature of an epistemological gap between exact and social sciences, and the imperative need to distinguish between scientific and academic issues ; which implies to consider not only that the debate is morally and [...]