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Fine, Ben (2019) 'Post-Truth: An Alumni Economist’s Perspective.' International Review of Applied Economics, 33 (4). pp. 542-567.

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Abstract

Drawing upon 50 years as an academic economist, this lecture to alumni of SOAS’s Department of Economics reflects upon the continual ‘post-truth’ aspects of mainstream economics, ranging over its substantive, if shifting, content, and its treatment of methodology and interdisciplinarity. It draws upon a wide range of theory, empirical analysis, policy and anecdote to highlight both the need for alternatives and the continuing, even increased, failure of the mainstream to engage with criticism and alternatives.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Heterodox economics, economics imperialism, pluralist economics
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Economics
ISSN: 02692171
Copyright Statement: © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in International Review of Applied Economics on 21 May 2019, available online: https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2019.1617252
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1080/02692171.2019.1617252
Date Deposited: 08 May 2019 07:18
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/30962

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