Unfriend the 1000 economists

What could have possessed advocates of the Financial Transaction Tax to engage 1000 economists to sign a letter for the G20 meeting? Like most of us, the finance ministers surely regard economics is the world’s most discredited profession.

Better to stick with the Robin Hood analogy with merry men like Bill Nighy as cheerleaders. No surprise that last Friday’s G20 communique ignored the subject.


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