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  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    A number of bloggers in economics and the financial sector have risen to prominence through the sheer strength of their work. Note it was not their family connections nor ties to Ivy League schools or elite banks, but rather the strength of their research, analysis and writing.
  • Bertil Ohlin
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    As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed - and I accepted - studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    Certainly if the fundamental problem of society is that demands are infinite and resources are always limited, politics, not economics is the master science.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics A Footnote To Rally The Academic, p. 164
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    Economics has many substantive areas of knowledge where there is agreement, but also contains areas of controversy. That's inescapable.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    Give me a one-handed economist! All my economics say, ''On the one hand… on the other.''
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
    American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
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    If you want to invest in early-stage technologies, putting a timeframe on it does behold you to Silicon Valley economics. You've got a certain time period where you have to make the money. And you have to invest that money whether you find good companies or not.
  • Bertil Ohlin
    Bertil Ohlin
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    In 1922, I got a small stipend from the Swedish-American Foundation and went to Cambridge, England, for a few months and thereafter to Harvard University. In the summer, Cambridge was rather empty, but I am grateful for many pleasant talks about economics with Austin Robinson who, in the summer of 1922, seemed to be about as lonely as I was.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    In economics the majority is always wrong.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    In economics, we borrowed from the Bourbons; in foreign policy, we drew on themes fashioned by the nomad warriors of the Eurasian steppes. In spiritual matters, we emulated the braying intolerance of our archenemies, the Shite fundamentalists.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    In psychology and behavioral economics, people have shown that if you just describe options in a certain way, or make some features of a situation salient, you can get people to do and even see what you want. You don't have to be a Jedi to manipulate people's attention.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Narrative drives most of economics. Everything seems to be part of a story, and how that story is told often leads to critical error.
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