AuthorLouบc่aa, Francisco
TitleThe years of high econometrics [electronic resource] : a short history of the generation that reinvented economics / Francisco Louบc่aa
Imprint Abingdon [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2007
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Descript 400 p


"Not afraid of the impossible" : Ragnar Frisch, 1895-1973 -- The emergence of social physics : the econometric people are assembled -- The years of high theory -- What counts is what can be counted -- Particles or humans : paradoxes of mechanics -- Challenging Keynes : the econometric movement builds its trenches -- Intriguing pendula : delights and dangers of econometric conversation -- Quod errat demonstrandum : the concept of probability puzzling the econometricians -- Chaos or randomness -- Is capitalism doomed? : a Nobel discussion -- Prometheus tired of war -- Conclusion : a brave new world

Economics -- History -- 20th century Econometrics -- History -- 20th century Electronic books.