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  • Economists on the loose

    On July 11, New York Times reporter Patricia Cohen wrote an article titled, "In economics departments, a growing will to debate fundamental assumptions." The article begins with, "For many economists, questioning free-market orthodoxy is akin to expressing a belief in intelligent design at a Darwin convention: Those who doubt the naturally beneficial workings of the market are considered deluded or crazy." Miss Cohen then reports interviews with several prominent economists, one being Princeton Professor Alan Blinder, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank.

  • Economists on the loose

    On July 11, New York Times reporter Patricia Cohen wrote an article titled, "In economics departments, a growing will to debate fundamental assumptions." The article begins with, "For many economists, questioning free-market orthodoxy is akin to expressing a belief in intelligent design at a Darwin convention: Those who doubt the naturally beneficial workings of the market are considered deluded or crazy." Miss Cohen then reports interviews with several prominent economists, one being Princeton Professor Alan Blinder, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank.

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  • On July 11, New York Times reporter Patricia Cohen wrote an article titled, "In economics departments, a growing will to debate fundamental assumptions."

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  • She agrees; he agrees; her mother says it's OK, and I say it's OK.

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