The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Continuity in Economic History

  • Donald N. McCloskey
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_561

Abstract

Continuity and discontinuity are devices of story-telling, telling the story of monetary policy over the past few months or the story of modern economic growth. They raise certain questions in philosophy and lesser matters, such as precedence and politics.

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  • Donald N. McCloskey
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