Improving Communication in Economics: A Task for Methodologists
AbstractEconomists do not communicate efficiently and methodologists should expand their bailiwick to deal with this and with similar practical problems. Both the quality of and the professional prestige associated with popular writing should be enhanced. Aca- demic economists need to pay more attention to communicating with economists in business and government. Within academic economics information flooding is a serious problem. Several ways of ame- liorating this problem exist.
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