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Economic Dissociative Identity Disorder: The Math Gamer, the Anti-Policy Econometrician and the Narrative Political Economist

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  • Bruce L. Benson

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In this self diagnosis, I examine my career as an economist over 30 years in terms of dissociative identity disorder. The multiple identities of my career have been the math gamer, the anti-policy econometrician, and the narrative political economist. I hope that others can learn something from my story.

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Volume (Year): 6 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 364-373

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Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:6:y:2009:i:3:p:364-373

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Keywords: Dissociative identity disorder; model building; econometrics; narrative political economy;

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  1. Joshua Hall, 2011. "William A. Fischel: Making the grade: the economic evolution of American school districts," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 146(1), pages 257-259, January.

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