Worldly Philosophers Wanted | Knowmads, Infocology of the future | Scoop.it

"When economists tackle small problems, they lose any vision about what the economic system should look like."

Economics professors Backhouse and Bateman make the case for a new breed of economists with a big-picture vision instead of a "dentristy" approach to economics.

"We clearly need a new, alternative vision of capitalism. But thanks to decades of academic training in the “dentistry” approach to economics, today’s Keynes or Friedman is nowhere to be found."


Via Willy De Backer