Sunday, August 12, 2012

Life Among The Econ

One of the weirder things is that economists, the people who will cooly explain why people will be completely corrupt if the marginal benefit exceeds the marginal cost, see themselves as being completely not corrupt because well just because. It has something to do with the perceived standards of academia and peer review, but people with tenure at top institutions really don't have to give a shit about any of that anymore.