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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Political Winds in Economics

I have a new column:

The Political Winds in Economics: In recent years, much has been written about how the economics profession is drifting to the left. For example, Noah Smith writes
“…almost all of the most prominent economists in the public sphere -- Paul Krugman, Summers, Thomas Piketty, and the rest -- lean to the left, and lean significantly more to the left than in years past. Conservative economists are largely hiding out in academia…” 
But like Noah, I am skeptical that this represents a permanent change. ...

    Posted by on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:21 AM in Economics, Politics | Permalink  Comments (30)


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