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dc.contributor.authorMaziarz, Mariusz
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this article is to point to the unsolved research problems connected to causation in the philosophy of economics. First, the paper defines causation and discusses two notable approaches, i.e. the realist theory of causation and the instrumentalist theory of causation. Second, it offers a review the current research activity focusing on the problem of causation in economics. Third, it discusses several case studies. On the grounds of comparison of the research practice of economists and the current issues undertaken by the philosophers of economics, the paper concludes that there is a gap between the research practice and the normative methodological analyses and indicate the research questions that need to be addressed.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipFinanced by the National Science Center (grant No. 2015/19/N/HS1/01066); financed through contract no. 501/1/P-DUN/2017 from the funds of the Ministry of Science and Higher Educationen_GB
dc.publisherWydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiegoen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAnnales. Ethics in Economic Life;5
dc.rightsThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.en_GB
dc.subjectthe philosophy of economicsen_GB
dc.subjectrecent researchen_GB
dc.subjectcausation in economicsen_GB
dc.titleCausality and inference in economics: An unended questen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAffiliationWrocław University of Economics, Faculty of Economic Sciences
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