How to Make Economists Better
What is economics, a hard science or jumped up, touchy feely quackery pedalled by modern day druids who happen to be good at sums? So much for the modelling, predictions and planning, how come economics gets so much so wrong? Maybe economics is not at fault, but rather economists, human beings with human failings but superhuman confidence in their own abilities! Could it be that economists adopt the wrong economic models simply to suit their purposes and reflect their prejudices? Our panel looks at the fallible, human part of economics while suggesting how economists can be better.