THE POTENTIAL FOR ECONOMICS RESEARCH

Realizing the potential for economics research depends on the successful completion of several interdependent tasks: • A problem is identified, • Data related to the problem are collected, • Description transforms data into useful information, • Theory is brought to bear so that the problem can be understood and analyzed, • Explanation involves interaction between data and theory in order to make clear that which needs to be understood, • Prescription points to actions which can alter the course of events and deal with the problem.


Issue Date:
1978-10
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/148390
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/148390
Published in:
Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 30, Number 4
Page range:
29-35
Total Pages:
7




 Record created 2017-04-01, last modified 2018-01-22

Fulltext:
Download fulltext
PDF

Rate this document:

Rate this document:
1
2
3
 
(Not yet reviewed)