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Published: 02 August 2018

346 Pages


ISBN: 9780198820802

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Uncertain Futures

Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy

Edited by Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk

  • Suggests alternative microfoundations for economics in conditions of uncertainty to replace the rational expectations hypothesis
  • Focuses on use of narratives in empirical economic settings
  • Uses ethnographic and empirical case studies of how economic actors make decisions in conditions of uncertainty combined with a strong theoretical framing argument
  • Interdisciplinary and accessible

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