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Should economics be democratised?

Wren-Lewis, Simon (2016) Should economics be democratised? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (13 Aug 2016). Website.

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When it comes to managing an economy should policymakers act on the basis of technical expertise or in accordance with the views of voters? Simon Wren-Lewis writes that economists need to act more as a collective, and do a much better job of articulating consensus viewpoints to the public when it comes to important questions of economic policy.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 16:57
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2021 23:22

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