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 Mark Thoma on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:21 AM in Economics, Politics |
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