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Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics - Reprint (Paperback)
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Despite the important methodological critiques of the mainstream offered by heterodox economics, the dominant research method taught in heterodox programmes remains econometrics. This compelling Handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to a range of alternative research methods, invaluable for analysing the data prominent in heterodox studies.Providing a solid basis for a mixed methods approach to economic investigations, the expertly crafted contributions are split into three distinct sections: philosophical foundation and research strategy, research methods and data collection, and applications. Introductions to a host of invaluable methods such as survey, historical, ethnographic, experimental and mixed approaches, together with factor, cluster, complex and social network analytics, are complemented by descriptions of applications in practice. Practical and expansive, this Handbook is highly pertinent for students and scholars of economics, particularly those dedicated to heterodox approaches, as it provides a solid reference for mixed methods not available in mainstream economics research methods courses.
Number of Pages: 610 p. ;
Genre: Social Science, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Economics, Reference, Methodology
Series Title: Handbooks of Research Methods and Applications
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Book theme: Theory
Street Date: March 30, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-8365
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