Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 April 2022

456 Pages


ISBN: 9780190491741

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Constructing Economic Science

The Invention of a Discipline 1850-1950

Keith Tribe

Oxford Studies in the History of Economics

  • Provides an accessible account of the leading features of the modern university as an institution and its role in creating the discipline of economics
  • Demonstrates that the invention of new knowledge must be institutionally embedded if innovation is to occur
  • Compares the aspirations of educational reformers with the outcomes

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