Economics as Social Science: Economics Imperialism and the Challenge of Interdisciplinarity

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There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term `economics imperialism' refers to the expansion of economics to territories that lie outside the traditional domain of the discipline. Its critics argue that in starting with the assumption of maximizing behaviour, economics excludes ...

Economics as Social Science: Economics imperialism and the challenge of interdisciplinarity 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138909298