Re: Re: poly: Econ, the final frontier...

From: CurtAdams <>
Date: Wed Jan 07 1998 - 12:44:51 PST

In a message dated 1/7/98 11:47:46 AM, wrote:

>What would "that kind of thing in economics" be exactly? Economists
>do lots of experiments.

Say, with the endless minimum wage debate, conducting an experiment
in which the only things different about the employers in question
was the minimum wage law, and the employers weren't competing.

>>Nonetheless, it's the shortage of empiricism which disappointed
>>me, not the shortage of math.

>A shortage in your classes, or a shortage in the journals? To me, the
>journals are chock full of empirics.

More the classes, but both. If things have changed in the last 10
years I wouldn't know.
Received on Wed Jan 7 20:41:19 1998

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