Analytical and Expository Devices

  • D. C. Rowan
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Abstract

Many students of economics find the analytical and expository devices used by economists forbidding or even frightening. This is particularly the case where the devices employ — or look as if they employ — mathematical modes of expression and mathematical methods of reasoning.

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© D. C. Rowan 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. Rowan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SouthamptonUK

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