• The idea found favor both with economists who are politically liberal and those who are conservative. (twincities.com)
  • The problem in economics (like medicine) is that we are often talking about policies that affect peoples lives and welfare and randomizing treatment for the purposes of study is of questionable ethics, and more importantly for economics, is politically untenable. (blogspot.com)
  • Sponsored by Citi, Female Economist of the Year at Stockholm School of Economics is an annual and unique scholarship initiated by Barbro Ehnbom & Friends in 2001. (hhs.se)
  • Global bank Citi takes the scholarship Female Economist of the Year to the next level as the main host company and sponsor for the second year in a row. (hhs.se)
  • He was awarded a Giannini Scholarship in Agricultural Economics (receiving $60 per month) that allowed him to travel to Berkeley, California, where he received Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in agricultural economics from the University of California, Berkeley. (wikipedia.org)
  • The job is directed at a number-cruncher, which is made clear by the requirement for skill in 'modelling', which to any economist reading the advert can rapidly be translated as 'regression analysis', the stock-in-trade of the academic and research economist. (blogspot.com)
  • Some heterodox economists have pointed to the importance of group behavior and the influence of organizations on economic activity, but the neoclassical paradigm, with the rational isolated individual as its main actor, prevails in mainstream economics. (repec.org)
  • As economists begin to tweak their models and paradigm to account for the surprising virulence of the recent financial crisis, Harvard University 's Andrei Shleife r is offering an justification for what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke calls "credit easing" - the Fed's purchase of trillions of dollars worth of Treasury debt and mortgage-backed securities. (wsj.com)
  • Part of the MIT OpenCourseWare website, this page provides access to all the materials for Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics, as taught by Herman Bennett in spring 2006. (economicsnetwork.ac.uk)
  • Galbraith was taught economics by Professor George Martin Peterson, and together they wrote an economics paper titled "The Concept of Marginal Land" in 1932 that was published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. (wikipedia.org)
  • For over half a century, NERA's economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony and policy recommendations for regulatory authorities, governments and the world's leading law firms and corporations. (econ-jobs.com)
  • This has set me wondering about why large companies need an economists but small businesses and communities apparently do not. (blogspot.com)
  • This paper presents a "sociology of economics" to explain why the culture of the field of economics effectively blinds its practitioners to the phenomenon of group behavior. (repec.org)
  • Most of Hausman's and McPherson's paper is devoted to exploring what underlies efficiency, namely what "utility" or "satisfaction of preferences" means and is taken to mean by economists. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • One of the very few completely consistent bits of evidence there is in economics is that if you want a prosperous country and if you want to make poor people better off you engage in trade with companies from other countries. (3ammagazine.com)
  • So is an examination of why the state exchanges were a favorite measure to economists for so long and yet have proven so problematic. (twincities.com)
  • For economists, the sharp increases in the prices of coverage sold on state exchanges should force some examination of why we were wrong. (twincities.com)
  • Accordingly, the current state of economics is that of a fake science or what Feynman famously called cargo cult science . (blogspot.de)
  • This intolerable state is due to the scientific incompetence of economists and NOT to the alleged fact that there are not testable economics laws. (blogspot.de)
  • Among his works was a trilogy on economics, American Capitalism (1952), The Affluent Society (1958), and The New Industrial State (1967). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the support you will receive from your line manager, you will also be assigned two senior mentors to support you throughout your time as the Stockholm School of Economics Female Economist of the Year. (hhs.se)
  • John Kenneth Galbraith OC (1908-2006), also known as Ken Galbraith, was a Canadian-born economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism. (wikipedia.org)
  • This economist round table challenges the prevailing thought on the U.S. economy, National Debt, Trade deficits, and Government spending. (blogtalkradio.com)
  • They write of the domain of neo-classical welfare economics , which offers one sense of efficiency (that which would be maximized by perfect markets) that is broadly invoked today in defense of markets and limited government. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • it has good intentions, but it has absolutely no obvious effect on the way economics is integrated into government policies and the institutions of academia. (wordpress.com)
  • Delivering the very best economists to academia, government, international organizations and private companies. (econ-jobs.com)
  • The economists surveyed by the NABE were skeptical about prospects for success of the latest round of U.S.-China trade negotiations. (crainsnewyork.com)
  • Economics is not a proto-science because it lacks "the experimental method as a way of testing hypotheses" but because economists are too stupid to formulate logically consistent and testable propositions. (blogspot.de)
  • Humanity could do itself no greater good than outlawing the economics profession as being too dangerous, stupid, and cruel to tolerate one minute longer. (wordpress.com)
  • A PhD in economics or in a related field with strong analytical skills and an exceptional academic record is required. (econ-jobs.com)
  • When I moved to Stroud nearly four years ago now I was still quite insecure in my role as an economist. (blogspot.com)
  • The 'practicing economist' that nef explicitly ask for must have been practising either in academia or in a corporation since there is no paid role for an economist working in her or her local community. (blogspot.com)
  • Most large corporations have a Chief Economist - Vince Cable, now the darling of the radical set, is a former Chief Economist with Shell - and now nef is to have one too. (blogspot.com)
  • The culture of economics is firmly held in place by symbolic violence directed at those who question the prevailing culture. (repec.org)
  • and NOT "Economics is the science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses. (blogspot.de)
  • The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review , Palgrave Macmillan;International Association for the Study of Insurance Economics (The Geneva Association), vol. 24(1), pages 19-28, June. (repec.org)
  • The characteristic capability of science - to turn whatever it might touch into knowledge - seems to have eluded economics. (duhnnae.com)
  • "The Model of a Laissez-Faire Economist" (to be sung to the tune of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Modern Major General") by Berthold Gambrel, 2013. (standupeconomist.com)
  • The failure of economics has been programmed with the false definition of the subject matter: "It is a touchstone of accepted economics that all explanations must run in terms of the actions and reactions of individuals. (blogspot.de)