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And as for all the talk about the rational actor, I agree too.  It is amazing how much time economists will invest in this issue despite all the problems.  Should we say that economics might just sometimes be ideological rather than scientific?  Not always, but sometimes, and especially when pet theories are trotted out.
by andrethegiant on Sun Mar 18th, 2007 at 02:17:09 PM EST
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Should we say that economics might just sometimes be ideological rather than scientific?

I think this has been one of the main tunes of ET over the past year - the decryption (and description) of the ideological code that underpins so much of today's political discourse.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sun Mar 18th, 2007 at 02:31:37 PM EST
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