Dean Baker: Why Economists Get It Wrong

Another insightful commentary from the inestimable Dean Baker:

Unlike custodians, cab drivers, or dishwashers, economists are not held accountable for their job performance. They can be wrong on everything they do every day of the week, and still be viewed as respected authorities by the Washington Post, and other media outlets, as well as members of Congress and others in policy positions.

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Chris Sturr

Chris Sturr is co-editor of Dollars & Sense magazine.

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