The Lost Art of Economics: Essays on Economics and the Economic Profession

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A collection of essays by economist David Colander, exploring the lost art of economics. He is wholly familiar with the techniques employed by economists, but finds them wanting in realism and imagination. At the same time, he does not rest content with dismissal, but suggests constructive alternatives. He has much to say about how graduate economist training in the top university departments has gone badly off the rails: they do not teach their students how to apply economics sensibly, but transform them into model-driven, ...

The Lost Art of Economics: Essays on Economics and the Economic Profession 2003, Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781840646948

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