Economics: Comprehending the Present to Find Solutions

  • Ali Pirzadeh
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Political Science book series (BRIEFSPOLITICAL)


Debates on economics and economic issues around the world have been quite ideological for a considerable part of the past 100 years. Correspondingly, diagnoses and prescriptions put forward by economists are flavored according to dominant perception of the normative world, which explains why they are commonly seen as a panacea: if all you know is what you have subscribed to, then what you prescribe is all you have recognized. The temper of this trend, however, has made a neutral position impossible, or even undesirable to maintain, since a middle ground has become a no man’s land.


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  • Ali Pirzadeh
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  1. 1.Washington, DCUSA

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