Lawrence A. Boland's Model building in economics: its purposes and limitations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, 298 pp.

Authors

  • Jaakko Kuorikoski University of Helsinki

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v8i2.205

Keywords:

Lawrence A. Boland, book review, models, economics, methodology, Jaakko Kuorikoski

Author Biography

Jaakko Kuorikoski, University of Helsinki

Jaakko Kuorikoski is currently a professor in social and moral philosophy at the University of Helsinki and a research fellow at TINT Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. He has published on explanation, models and simulations, mechanisms, and causality in, e.g., British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Erkenntnis, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, and Synthese. His current research interests include evidence, macroeconomic modeling, and the social and policy relevance of neuroscience.

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Published

2015-12-16

How to Cite

Kuorikoski, J. (2015). Lawrence A. Boland’s Model building in economics: its purposes and limitations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, 298 pp. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 8(2), 111-116. https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v8i2.205

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Book Reviews