Economists’ Grail: Finding a Post-Crash Model

Mark Whitehouse Wall Street Journal 11/30/2010

Physicist Doyne Farmer thinks we should analyze the economy the way we do epidemics and traffic.

Psychoanalyst David Tuckett believes the key to markets’ gyrations can be found in the works of Sigmund Freud.

Economist Roman Frydman thinks we can never forecast the economy with any accuracy.

Disparate as […]

Newsweek: Soros Launches Effort to Battle Free-Market Zeal

[CAJ Note: This article makes one ponder billionaire Soros’ own “zeal” for money and the free market…’Wealth for me, but for not for thee’?]

Michael Hirsh Converting the Preachers Oct 27, 2009

“Large swaths of economics are going to have to be rethought on the basis of what’s happened.” So said Larry Summers, President […]