DEVELOPMENT OF ECONOMIC SCIENCE - MAIN METHODOLOGICAL PROBLEMS AND RETROSPECTIVE APPROACH. I . Definition of economics as science Economics as science about natural economic laws Point of reference: natural economic order (system) Analogy to natural/environmental system
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I. Definition of economics as science
2. Historical and institutional approach to economics as science
3. Robbins’ definition based on the category of scarcity
3. Robbins’ definition based on the category of scarcity – cont.
4. Economics as a domain of applied mathematics
Economics as the theory of general economic qulibrium
Economics as science dealing with optimal distribution (allocation) of scarce resources which are at the disposal of enterprises
Economics as science on conditions of equlibrium (in different scale) and of stability of economic systems
5. Attempts at widening the research domain of economis as science (the so called economic imperialism)
economicus , utility maximization hypothesis; UMH)
2. Equlibrium concept in w NCE
2. Concept of equiulibrium in NCE– cont.
3. Critical rationalism (C. Popper)
1. Interpretation of economic categories and laws
2. Market and state as mechanisms of economic coordination and optimization (in macroeconomic scale)
3. Manner of interpretation of value/price of goods, of sources (origins) of social welfare and economic growth factors
a) Natural vs. historical
b) Deterministic vs. stochastic
c) Causal vs. functional
d) Economics as a science dealing with economic models and theories and not searching for objective economic laws or principles
e) Economics as a science constructing subsequent research paradigms and programs