why do economists have so little impact?

One Response to “why do economists have so little impact?”

  1. Andrew Gelman Says:

    I discussed this topic a few years ago; see here: https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2005/09/14/why_are_there_s/ and here: https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2009/02/25/6_percent_not_b/
    The short answer is that economists are already way overrepresented in government, at least in the United States.

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