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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 predomin…

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Olmsted, Jennifer C., “Economics”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0046>
First published online: 2009

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