Potgieter, Petrus H. and Rosinger, Elemér E. (2007): Is Economics Entering its PostWitchcraft Era?
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Recently, an awareness is emerging in economics about the fact that important problems are not solvable algorithmically, that is, by any finite number of steps. This statement can be made mathematically exact and this paper reviews the contributions that have been made in this regard, related to standard topics in economics.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Institution:  University of South Africa 
Original Title:  Is Economics Entering its PostWitchcraft Era? 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Computability economics; general equilibrium theory; Arrow's impossibility theorem; Debreu's theorem; Malleus Maleficiarum 
Subjects:  A  General Economics and Teaching > A1  General Economics > A11  Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists A  General Economics and Teaching > A1  General Economics > A12  Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0  General > C02  Mathematical Methods 
Item ID:  3340 
Depositing User:  Petrus H Potgieter 
Date Deposited:  28. May 2007 
Last Modified:  19. Feb 2013 04:39 
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