Models and Modelling in Economics

HANDBOOK OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF ECONOMICS, U. Mäki, ed., Forthcoming

57 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2009  

Tarja T. Knuuttila

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Mary S. Morgan

London School of Economics; University of Amsterdam

Date Written: December 2008

Abstract

This paper surveys and analyses the current literature on the nature of economic models and the functioning of models in economics from the standpoint of philosophy of science.

Keywords: methodology, economic models, modelling

JEL Classification: B00

Suggested Citation

Knuuttila, Tarja T. and Morgan, Mary S., Models and Modelling in Economics (December 2008). HANDBOOK OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF ECONOMICS, U. Mäki, ed., Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1499975

Tarja T. Knuuttila

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Mary S. Morgan (Contact Author)

London School of Economics ( email )

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London WC2A 2AE
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University of Amsterdam

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Amsterdam, 1018 WB
Netherlands

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