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Economics as engineering III: Carnegie stories

Episode I and Episode II; Background chronology of economics at Carnegie. The “economics and engineering” line of argument is part of economists’ rhetoric. While they’ve used it primarily as a metaphor to describe their practices (formalization, modeling, market design, problem solving, policy expertise), historians … Continue reading

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A chronology of economics at Carnegie (in progress)

To illustrate the previous post on the difficulties in putting together a chronology, here is tentative chronology of economics at Carnegie. It’s still in process, and links, sources and entries will be updated as I research. It reflects my general interest … Continue reading

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