Postings from the interface of science and culture
Sunday, December 23, 2012
The prospects for economics? Don't bank on them
Perhaps I am simply trying to discharge all my rants before Christmas. But I did get a bit peeved at the rather mindless way in which the Queen’s ‘briefing’ on the financial crisis during her visit to the Bank of England was reported by all and sundry – which triggered this blog piece for Prospect. The comment from Peter Whipp is priceless. I’m not sure even Milton Friedman would have gone quite that far.