Methodological Debate in Economics
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"Der richtige Dreiklang der VWL" by Hans-Werner Sinn
In the methodological debate that began 2009 with an appeal in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and in Handelsblatt, Hans-Werner Sinn recommends that economics must be a balance of theory, econometrics and knowledge of institutions.
Hans-Werner Sinn: "Der richtige Dreiklang der VWL"
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 22.06.2009, Nr. 141, S. 12 Articel (in German)
In English published as Ifo Viewpoint No. 108: The Triad of Theory, Econometrics and Knowledge of Institutions
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