Sunday, 7 October 2007

From "The Transatlantic Divide: Why are American and British IPE So Different?"

By Benjamin J. Cohen.

Once upon a time, it was possible to joke about the epistemological differences between economics and political science. A political scientist, one quip had it, was someone who thought that the plural for anecdote was data. The economist, by contrast, was someone who might not be able to remember your phone number but was willing to estimate it for you.

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