A plea to economists who favour liberty: assist the Everyman
Institute of Economic Affairs, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 107 pages
Should economists remain as detached scholars, pursuing their research to the satisfaction of themselves and fellow academics? Or should they try to educate their fellow men and women in economic ideas, hoping to have an impact on economic policy? This book addresses these issues, concluding that if economists want to be influential in policy-making, they must be willing to communicate with the common man.
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