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Voodoo economics

2007-10-29 18:05:17.204839+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments


When I rule the world, economics departments will be seamlessly merged with Religious Studies.

Pope Guilty in From this MeFi entry about the failure of the sparrow massacre in Mao's "Great Leap Forward".

[ related topics: Religion Quotes Economics ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2007-10-29 18:49:09.954559+00 by: crasch [edit history]

Clinton was[Wiki] trying to (further) nationalize a large chunk of the economy via her universal health care plan. The denizens of economics departments do sometimes tout theories ungrounded in reality. But fear of the results of Clinton's health care plan was (and is) well-founded.

P.S. The second link seems to be malformed.

#Comment Re: made: 2007-10-29 20:08:14.488414+00 by: Dan Lyke

Thanks. Fixed the link.

And I don't necessarily dispute designs on centralized economies, I just liked the crack about economists.