Advice to an Aspiring Economist: The Invisible Hand is a Wishful Invention

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Some people aspire to be economists to solve real-world issues, but are turned off by the formulaic nature of introductory economics courses, thus turning to different fields. But these minds, Alan Kirkman believes, are the people that the field of economics needs most. To keep these people from leaving, he proposes that we look at economics not as a set of formulas, but like evolution, which is unpredictable and uncontrollable – a “voyage through an ever-changing space” Read full article here

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