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Yet Another Reason to Hate Economists

It has been argued previously here that John McCain, among others, seems to harbor a pronounced dislike for economists. Well, you don’t even have to be a politician to hate economists. Via Cory Doctorow at BoingBoing, here’s a fascinating bit from an old paper by Robert Frank, Tom Gilovich (best known for his hot-hand refutation, and this fun book), and . . .