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  • n. The belief that economic causes or factors have dominance over all others

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Examples

  • There has been growing discussion, here on Kasama, about "economism" - a term which has a number of meanings, and which has considerable depth to it.

    Kasama

  • Fourthly, Obama in talking about the Middle East--the Palestine question and beyond--suffers from an acute case of "economism" or economic reductionism.

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009

  • Its theme is regulatory hubris, and Friedman disparages "economism," which might be described as a belief that wise economists can...

    EconLog: Political Economy Archives

  • Its theme is regulatory hubris, and Friedman disparages "economism," which might be described as a belief that wise economists can guide government policies to correct market failures.

    Social Science and Public Policy, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Jeffrey Friedman consistently raises fascinating points, and he takes Pete Leeson to task by noting his "economism".

    Roger Koppl - The Austrian Economists

  • For above all other things, the Church seeks excise the "economism" noted by John Paul, and replace it with things of real value.

    Distributivism and Catholic Social Teaching

  • Obama in talking about the Middle East-the Palestine question and beyond-suffers from an acute case of "economism" or economic reductionism.

    - Latest Popular Stories, Instablogs Community

  • For the purposes of mental emancipation this evening, I propose that we take a minute to study the history of a prejudice: the universal contemporary resort to "economism," the invocation of economics in all discussions of public affairs.

    The New York Review of Books

  • Lenin and his cohorts were waging a political fight against other trends in the movement -- namely, the trend known as "economism," centered around a newspaper called

    Recent articles from SocialistWorker.org

  • They also stirred up a wave of "economism," which attempted to sabotage the rebellion by granting tens of thousands of workers big wage increases and years of back pay. [

    Kasama

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