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The Romantic Economist

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Paperback 2009 This book is in excellent condition, as new

Since economies are dynamic processes driven by creativity, social norms and emotions, as well as rational calculation, why do economists largely study them through the prism of static equilibrium models and narrow rationalistic assumptions? Economic activity is as much a function of imagination and social sentiments as of the rational optimisation of given preferences and goods. Bronk argues that economists can best model and explain these creative and social aspects of markets by using new structuring assumptions and metaphors derived from the poetry and philosophy of the Romantics.
This is a guide to how economists and other social scientists can broaden their analytical repertoire to encompass the vital role of sentiments, language and imagination.

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Author(s):
Bronk, Richard
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
382
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Romantic Economist

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Paperback 2009 This book is in excellent condition, as new

Since economies are dynamic processes driven by creativity, social norms and emotions, as well as rational calculation, why do economists largely study them through the prism of static equilibrium models and narrow rationalistic assumptions? Economic activity is as much a function of imagination and social sentiments as of the rational optimisation of given preferences and goods. Bronk argues that economists can best model and explain these creative and social aspects of markets by using new structuring assumptions and metaphors derived from the poetry and philosophy of the Romantics.
This is a guide to how economists and other social scientists can broaden their analytical repertoire to encompass the vital role of sentiments, language and imagination.

Author(s):
Bronk, Richard
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
382
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Romantic Economist

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