22 Sep 2014 20:40

I have always felt a certain horror of political economists, since I heard one of them say that he feared the famine of 1848 in Ireland would not kill more than a million people, and that would scarcely be enough to do much good.
---Attrib. to Benjamin Jowett

History of markets. QWERTY. Other parts of evolutionary economics. Arrow-Debreu model of general equilibrium. Market failure. Input-output models. Planning and regulation, esp. during the World Wars. Economic policy of US, Europe, East Asia, 3rd World. Development economics, growth theory. Corporations. Finance. Claims of analogies between physics and conventional economics (whether with laudatory or debunking intent) --- not to be confused with applying methods of theoretical physics to economic questions ("econophysics"). Agent-based modeling.

See also decision theory; DSGEs; historical materialism; information economy; institutional economics; socialism, market socialism

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