economic science economic science

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Or those masters of economic science - in 2001 salary structures still reflected expected stock options payoffs, in 2008 there is simply no such thing.
  2. Rather, they said, the $181,818 prize was awarded for Tobin's career-long academic contributions to economic science.
  3. In the bookstacks, he had read Bakunin, who dreamed of absolute freedom; Marx, who dreamed of absolute politico-economic science; and Rousseau, who dreamed of justice.

News

  1. Robert Shiller, Eugene Fama Nobel Prize Undercuts Wall Street Science

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Ask most veteran investment bankers or traders about the number-crunching techniques used on Wall Street and they will likely say something to the effect of: "finance is more of an art than a science." The shared 2013 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences awarded to Eugene F. Fama and Robert J. Shiller underscores that many of the most important mathematical assumptions used on ...
    on October 14, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  2. Yale economist Shiller known for developing home pricing measure shares Nobel

    A Yale economics professor known for developing a widely used measure of home prices was among three economists to be awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science on Monday.
    on October 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  3. 3 Win Nobel in Economics

    Three American professors — Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller — were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science
    on October 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

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