Silly economics

14 June, 2015 at 21:02 | Posted in Economics | 1 Comment

For all its sober achievements, modern economics and its imitators in other social sciences exhibits a good deal of foolishness, strutting about claiming dignity in the manner of John Cleese.

Deirdre McCloskey

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  1. Noah Smith posted that McCloskey is full of it. While I agree with him that her review of Piketty’s book is too wordy and not that good, I differ with his overall assessment of her!


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