2013 № 4

Overcoming the limitations of methodological individualism


The capabilities and limitations of methodological individualism as a core principle of mainstream economics are explored. The recent debate dealing with methodological individualism in Russian social sciences is considered. As a challenging view, premises for «methodological institutionalism» are offered and considered as a holistic approach implementation. Prospects of methodological institutionalism principle for the heterodox economics’ development are examined.

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Svetlana G. Kirdina – Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Head of the Sector of the Evolution of Socio-economic Systems, Institute of Economics of the RAS (Moscow, Russian Federation; e-mail: kirdina@bk.ru).