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Approaching Economic Issues through Epidemiology–An Introduction to Business Epidemiology

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Autori: Bolos, Bradut; Bacarea, Vladimir; Marusteri, Marius

Editorial: Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting, 14 (1), p.257-276, 2011.


In the tradition of transferring models and concepts from one science to another, our research explores the possibility of importing some concepts, definitions and approaches from human epidemiology to economic research, based on the extensive usage of medical terms and concepts in economy. The article explores some basic epidemiology concepts and their possible relevance to economic research, with the final goal to provide a new viewpoint over the economic phenomena, usable in economic crisis. The article introduces the concept of “business epidemiology” as a possible scientific approach to the economic crisis.

Cuvinte cheie: epidemiologie, boli economice, sanatatea firmelor, metodologia cercetarii, contagiuni financiare // epidemiology, business disease, company health, research methodology, financial contagion