… y recibirás contenido personalizado
según tus intereses en tu bandeja de entrada

On the Possibility of an Enlarged Self-Definition of Economics

Daniyal Khan
New School for Social Research, Department of Economics, 2016
Grado: adelantado
Perspectivas: Economia institucionalista, Otros
Topic: Reflexión sobre economía
Format: Working Paper

 Photo by K. Mitch Hodge on Unsplash

Exploring Economics Working Paper Selection

We collect and republish selected Working Papers and Journal Articles on Exploring Economics.

Learn more

On the Possibility of an Enlarged Self-Definition of Economics

Daniyal Khan | 2016


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.

Read here


Stay tuned!

Subscribe to our newsletter to learn about new debates, conferences and writing workshops.


Go to: On the Possibility of an Enlarged Self-Definition of Economics

This material has been suggested and edited by:


Este proyecto es presentado por la Network for Pluralist Economics (Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik e.V.) y socios internacionales.  Está comprometida con la diversidad y la independencia y depende de las donaciones de personas como tú. Donaciones regulares o puntuales serán muy apreciadas!