Economics
(2,213 words)

Classical economics

In discussing the term economics, it is important to distinguish between studies of economic processes and outcomes, which have been carried out by scholars trained in various disciplines including economics, anthropology, sociology, history, and geography, among others, and the discipline of (neoclassical) economics. Neoclassical economics is the p…

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Olmsted, Jennifer C., “Economics”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0046>
First published online: 2009



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