Worldviews, science and us : bridging knowledge and its implications for our perspectives on the world

TitleCan economics become a purely experimental science? A comparative study
Publication TypeBook Chapter (with title)
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsWeber, E
Secondary AuthorsAerts, D, Broekaert, J, D'Hooghe, B, Note, N
Book TitleWorldviews, science and us : bridging knowledge and its implications for our perspectives on the world
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN Number9789814383073
Abstract

The role of experiments in economics is increasing. This paper deals with a philosophical question that is raised by this evolution: can economics become a purely experimental science? I answer this question by comparing economics with a branch of biomedical science.

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