The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Economic Science and Economics

  • Henry Sidgwick
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The terms ‘economy’ and ‘economic’ or ‘economical’, are now used chiefly in two meanings, which it is well to distinguish clearly; since, though divergent in their history, they are liable to fusion, and therefore in some degree to confusion.

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  • Henry Sidgwick
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