Scrap the Lot and Start Again

Real-World Economics Review, No. 56, 2011

4 Pages Posted: 21 Mar 2011

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Egmont Kakarot-Handtke

University of Stuttgart - Institute of Economics and Law

Date Written: March 11, 2011

Abstract

In the wake of the recent financial crisis heterodox economists have taken up a time-honored refrain and proposed to abandon the axiomatic method. The present paper argues that this proposal is self-defeating.

Keywords: Axiomatic Method, Heterodox Critique, Keynesianism

JEL Classification: B41

Suggested Citation

Kakarot-Handtke, Egmont, Scrap the Lot and Start Again (March 11, 2011). Real-World Economics Review, No. 56, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1787571

Egmont Kakarot-Handtke (Contact Author)

University of Stuttgart - Institute of Economics and Law ( email )

Keplerstrasse 17
Stuttgart
Germany

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