The point of actually having intellectually honest economists involved in the formation of public policy.
Netsmith is never sure with politicians. Are they too stupid to be able to recognise the truth or do they think we're too stupid to recognise when they don't tell the truth?
This is strange but true. Some people really shouldn't be saving for their pensions.
Yes, the US auto bailout remains an extremely silly idea.
Remember, MV equals PQ. So if V falls then M must rise to prevent a fall in P and or Q.
Lie detector tests for benefit claimants. Yes, this really is an extremely good idea. If they're allowed to test us we can test them, no?
And finally, form filling and a job offer.