Mit Exploring Economics stärken wir eine plurale Wirtschaftswissenschaft und alternative ökonomische Ansätze.
Leider geht uns jedoch das Geld aus. Aktuell haben wir eine Finanzierungslücke von 30.000 Euro.
Mit einem kleinen Beitrag kannst Du Exploring Economics unterstützen, online zu bleiben. Danke!
We collect and republish selected Working Papers and Journal Articles on Exploring Economics.
Abstract: This brief note explores the possibility of working towards an enlarged self-definition of economics through economists’ study and appreciation of economic sociology. Common ground between economic sociology and heterodox economics is explored, and some of Richard Sennett’s ideas are used as prompts to raise some pertinent and hopefully interesting questions about economics. In particular, the note revisits the question of whether there is a possibility of changing our understanding of what kind of social scientific work falls within the domain of economics proper once we start critically engaging with work conventionally considered to be outside of that domain. In part, the note is intended to offer undergraduate students in economics – and possibly even those further down the road in their education – food for thought about what constitutes economics.
Subscribe to our newsletter to learn about new debates, conferences and writing workshops.