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Economists Have No Clothes

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  • James M. Buchanan

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    (George Mason University)

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Why have economists had so little meaningful to say about the 2008 crises? Where and when did the 'science' get off the track? Can anything be done to restore respectability to Economics as a useful area of inquiry? This short essay examines these questions.

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Article provided by Frankfurt School Verlag, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in its journal Rationality, Markets and Morals.

Volume (Year): 0 (2009)
Issue (Month): 9 (November)
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Handle: RePEc:rmm:journl:v:0:y:2009:i:9

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Keywords: methodology of economics; financial crisis; economics as science;

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