From John Maynard Keynes’ Essays in Biography: The study of economics does not seem to require any specialized gifts of an unusually high order. Is it not, intellectually regarded, a very easy subject compared with the higher branches of philosophy and pure science? Yet good,… Read More »What makes a great economist?
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The Lancet’s editor: ‘The UK’s response to coronavirus is the greatest science policy failure for a generation’
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