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  •  Will Harvard act to save its Reputation? (8+ / 0-)

    This paper was widely regarded as being flawed before the latest discoveries of further errors
    See Krugman, NYT

    Economics departments have had problems with integrity since I started a PhD program in Econ in 83.  It's about time that changed.

    •  Most of our institutions have been corrupted by (3+ / 0-)
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      ozsea1, Calamity Jean, madhaus

      Congress, the media, many of our colleges and universities,
      The Supreme Court....and some might say The White House.

      Money has extinguished most of the higher values.
      Money is the end all and be all, the religion and God to many.
      There isn't much left that hasn't been corrupted.

    •  The problem is the study of economics itself (0+ / 0-)

      When I was a sophomore in college, I was an econ major. I dropped acid and realized that the study of economics is nothing more than a weapon to screw over poor people. I changed my major the next day.

      Using LSD is like looking up the answers to the back of the book in life.

      Small varmints, if you will.

      by aztecraingod on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 08:58:01 AM PDT

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