Lee, Frederic and Pham, Xuan and Gu, Gyun (2012): The UK research assessment exercise and the narrowing of UK economics.
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The aim of this paper is to delineate an empirically grounded, structure-causal going concern recursive model of UK economics that, in the context of the RAE and local department decision-making, explains the progressive elimination of heterodox economics, the progressive homogenization of mainstream economics from 1992 to the present, and the continued rise to dominance of a select group of departments, and indicates whether these ‘regularities’ will continue under the Research Excellence Framework selectivity exercise in 2014.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The UK research assessment exercise and the narrowing of UK economics|
|Keywords:||UK Economics, Research Assessment Exercise, Critical Realism|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B50 - General
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A14 - Sociology of Economics
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A11 - Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists
|Depositing User:||Frederic Lee|
|Date Deposited:||09. Oct 2012 20:08|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 22:05|
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