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Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics

Donald N. McCloskey, Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 1994 - 445 pages
Donald McCloskey's previous books, The Rhetoric of Economics and If You're So Smart, aimed to bring economics back into the wider conversation of the day. In Knowledge and ...
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How to be Human*: *though an Economist

Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 2000 - 287 pages
A witty and thoughtful romp through the profession and practice of economics
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If You're So Smart: The Narrative of Economic Expertise

Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 1990 - 180 pages
In this witty, accessible, and revealing book, Deirdre McCloskey demystifies economic theory and practice to show that behind the economists claim to certainty is the ancient ...
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Crossing: A Memoir

Deirdre N. McCloskey - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 266 pages
The renowned male economist and historian who crossed gender lines by becoming a woman at age fifty-two shares her story in detail, recounting struggles with family and friends ...
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A Bibliography of Historical Economics to 1980

Deirdre N. McCloskey, Donald N. McCloskey, George K. Hersh, Jr - Business & Economics - 1990 - 505 pages
Donald McCloskey, has compiled, with the help of George Hersh and a panel of distinguished advisors, the only bibliography of historical economics.
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The Consequences of Economic Rhetoric

Arjo Klamer, Robert M. Solow - Business & Economics - 1988 - 305 pages
The papers in this volume are drawn from a recent conference at Wellesley College for both theoretical and applied economists, which explored the consequences of rhetoric and ...
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Enterprise and Trade in Victorian Britain: Essays in Historical ..., Volume 3

Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 2003 - 211 pages
The essays in this book focus on the controversies concerning Britain's economic performance between the mid-nineteenth century and the First World War. The overriding theme is ...
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The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs ...

Stephen Thomas Ziliak, Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 2008 - 321 pages
The Cult of Statistical Significance shows, field by field, how "statistical significance," a technique that dominates many sciences, has been a huge mistake. The authors find ...
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The Economic History of Britain Since 1700, Volume 3

Roderick Floud, Deirdre N. McCloskey - Business & Economics - 1994 - 400 pages
The most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of recent British economic history currently available.
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