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  1. Melvin W. Reder (2003). Remarks on 'The Methodology of Positive Economics'. Journal of Economic Methodology 10 (4):527-530.score: 870.0
    Friedman's essay argued that the primary criterion of validity for economic models was not descriptive fidelity, but the accuracy and importance of the predictions generated by its implications. His argument was directed against a major current of mid?twentieth?century economics that sought to alter neoclassical theory by displacing the competitive firm as a centerpiece of price theory. The success of Friedman's counter argument was due not only to its cogency but also to major improvements in econometric techniques, data sources and computational (...)
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  2. John R. Anderson, Christian Lebiere, Marsha Lovett & Lynne Reder (1998). ACT-R: A Higher-Level Account of Processing Capacity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (6):831-832.score: 120.0
    We present an account of processing capacity in the ACT-R theory. At the symbolic level, the number of chunks in the current goal provides a measure of relational complexity. At the subsymbolic level, limits on spreading activation, measured by the attentional parameter W, provide a theory of processing capacity, which has been applied to performance, learning, and individual differences data.
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  3. D. Colander (2000). Why Economists Are a Bit More Important Than Garbagemen A Review of Melvin Reder's Economics: The Culture of a Controversial Science. Journal of Economic Methodology 7 (1):135-140.score: 120.0
     
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