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Great article by Tim Thornton in today’s Age on the problems with economics education

I couldn’t agree more with what Tim writes here. Having a background in science when I studied undergraduate economics at the University of Melbourne I was shocked by the uncritical adherence to flawed assumptions that was taught to undergraduates and … Continue reading

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Is there a baby in the neoclassical economics bath water?

The World Economics Association is currently holding an online conference: The economics curriculum: towards a radical reformation. I think it’s a great subject that sorely needs some serious discussion. I’ve written in the comments section on one of the papers … Continue reading

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