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Economic uncertainty and economics imperialism

Matthew Watson

The question of why uncertainty does not feature more prominently as an economic ontology requires answers that are rooted in intellectual history.  This post, the sixth in our series on uncertainty, searches for them by looking at how economic history has become increasingly colonised by economic theory, and economic theory by mathematics. The decision to focus this series of SPERI … Continue reading

26 October 2017 by
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Psychic losses and economics

Alberto Montagnoli and Mirko Moro

New research shows that banking crises have a long-term scarring effect on individuals The shock of a financial crisis manifestly imposes a considerable burden both on economies and individuals.  There inevitably exists an extensive literature on the economic costs and the channels through which these crises impact on the functioning of the financial markets and the real economy via credit … Continue reading

7 January 2015 by
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