Theory and Reality in Financial Economics: Essays Toward a by George M Frankfurter

By George M Frankfurter

The present literature on monetary economics is ruled through neoclassical dogma and, supposedly, the concept of value-neutrality. besides the fact that, the failure of neoclassical economics to house actual monetary phenomena means that this would be too simplistic of an strategy. This ebook comprises a set of essays facing monetary markets' imperfections, and the lack of neoclassical economics to house such imperfections. Its vital argument is that monetary economics, as according to the tenets of neoclassical economics, can't solution or remedy the real-life difficulties that folks face. It additionally exhibits the direct courting among economics and politics anything that's often denied in educational versions, on condition that technology is meant to be value-neutral. during this thought-provoking and avant-garde e-book, the writer not just exposes what has long gone unsuitable, but in addition indicates reforms to either the tutorial and the political financial structures that would help in making markets reasonable instead of effective. Drawing on interdisciplinary fields, this publication will entice readers who're attracted to finance, economics, enterprise, the political economic system and philosophy.

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Since the proper test of theory is not the realism of its assumptions but the acceptability of its implications, and since these assumptions imply equilibrium conditions which form a major part of classical financial doctrine, it is far from clear that this formulation should be rejected (p. 434). qxd 9/21/2007 10:35 AM Page 13 FA Method and Methodology 13 In one fell swoop, Sharpe suggests abandoning perhaps the most important and verifiable building block of the Friedmanian doctrine — the quality of prediction.

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