Su che cos’è l’economia politica.(On what Economics Is)

Roberto Cellini


The article discusses the contribution by Aldo Montesano in this number, with a special focus on the definitions of economics and of political economy. In trying to answer if economics is a moral discipline and if it is a science, the article highlights that different schools of economists have interpreted and defined differently what economics is concerned with. It is pointed out that none of these approaches was born and is now dead, but rather different perspectives still coexist. For this reason, it is important on the one hand to allow for pluralism and on the other not to endorse caricatured representations of the discipline.


 JEL: A13, B00, A12





Definition of economics, moral values, schools of economics

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