Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Dan Klein, in Praise of Ideological Openness

Echoing Gunnar Myrdal, Dan Klein praises ideological disclosure, viewing it as similar to the disclosure of vested interests. He shares survey results, published in The Independent Review, showing that most economists like it when an author tells where she is coming from. Klein draws also on an EJW article, featuring quotations from Myrdal, and an Economic Affairs article.

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