Subjectivity in Economics

9 Pages Posted: 2 Jun 2012 Last revised: 14 Feb 2013

Date Written: June 1, 2012

Abstract

Economics cannot claim to be absolutely objective. There are several significant ways in which economic analysis is subjective, and this should be recognized by the profession to a greater degree.

Keywords: values, methodology, philosophy

JEL Classification: A13, B41, B50

Suggested Citation

Clements, Matthew T., Subjectivity in Economics (June 1, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2072254 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2072254

Matthew T. Clements (Contact Author)

St. Edward's University ( email )

3001 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
United States
(512) 428-1321 (Phone)

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