Journal of Economic Methodology 20 (3):262 - 267 (2013)

Anna Alexandrova
Cambridge University
Robert Northcott
Birkbeck, University of London
Julian Reiss correctly identified a trilemma about economic models: we cannot maintain that they are false, but nevertheless explain and that only true accounts explain. In this reply we give reasons to reject the second premise ? that economic models explain. Intuitions to the contrary should be distrusted
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DOI 10.1080/1350178x.2013.828873
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