Recently, my wife has stopped calling me an economist. It is too hard to explain what I do, so she calls me a professor (which has far more cool points to Harry Potter or Gilligan’s Island fans).(Hat-tip: My mom)
Her reticence begs the question, “What does an economist do and why would anyone want to be one?” . . . .
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Michael Hicks, writing for the Indianapolis Business Journal:
Posted at 4:02 PM