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Economists in the Doghouse

The economics profession has sought to reinvent itself, and the way it is taught, since the its failure to foresee the 2008 financial crisis.

The economics profession has sought to reinvent itself since the its failure to foresee the 2008 financial crisis.

Manuela Saragosa speaks to two economists: Wendy Carlin discusses her efforts to transform the way economics is taught in universities in order to make it more relevant to the real world; and Mariana Mazzucato explains why she thinks one of the biggest problems is false narratives that have been peddled to policy-makers and the public about how the economy works.

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Fri 4 May 2018 07:32GMT

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