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Supplementary Notes - ‘The Great Recession’ Pt 2
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On the Critique of Economics at  The Economist, July 18, 2009 This article is quite typical of journalistic writing. There is much knowledge and information beside  opinions, but far less insight and perspective, for economists. It does  achieve some useful purpose, like causing  Lucas to reply, and hence show the problems of his 
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Something that is right but  inessential The writer correctly states that the ‘Street’    might have over-estimated the ability of economists as a profession,     got disillusioned by the Great Recession, but then found there is nowhere  else to    turn but listen to some economists after all.  My feeling is to substitute medical practitioners for economists during the  outbreak of some disease, like flu, one can expect similar reactions. So  what?  
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