Economics have been described as the dismal science
, and it has reached the stage of being grim because of the plight we are in.
The students of the dismal science
polled by the National Association for Business Economics forecast U.
Musgrave takes on Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
by Charles Wheelan.
Charles Wheelan (2003), author of Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
, writes, "The sad irony of Econ 101 is that students too often suffer through dull, esoteric lectures while economics is going on all around them.
Encouraged by Ayn Rand pabulum and the nostrums of the dismal science
, the market is now the primary prism through which we understand our world.
BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS IS THE HOTTEST thing in the dismal science
His steady-state economics is a subdiscipline that adds another "eco," as in ecology, to the issues that should most concern practitioners of the dismal science
But amid the world's wild swings--between the crisis of the dismal science
and the crests of political optimism--such an endeavor seems particularly timely.
While Alex Salmond was studying the dismal science
- economics - in the academic birthplace of Thatcherism, I was studying natural science in the academic home of the enlightenment.
For us practitioners of the dismal science
, now is the time to get happy.
As a practitioner of the dismal science
, University of Oregon economics professor Tim Duy knows murky when he sees it.
Human goods, economic evils; a moral approach to the dismal science
This isn't the usual economics tome, packed with neoclassical economic formulae that make the dismal science
a dismal read.
Nevertheless, analogies between economics and biology have long been used and will continue to be seen in the dismal science
Bernstein's book--and he is the sprightliest writer working in the dismal science
since the heyday of John Kenneth Galbraith and Robert Lekachman--is one mid-length salvo at the dominant tendency in economic thinking, which denies any role for a collective response to a collective problem.