Radical Innovation in Empirical Economics
Chapter 15: Economic Pathology
Physicians focus on human ailments; apparently the healthy human body has limited interest for them. When a patient sees a doctor, the doctor's question, voiced or implicit, is “What's your problem?” Economists, on the other hand, generally assume a healthy economy … Their postulate is that the market is always right. In effect, they assume an economy with a temperature reading of 98.6 degrees, and no broken bones. Don Paarlberg
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