Economists – we have blood on our hands

From Soviet planning disaster through to IMF forced liberalization policies.

It is painful but unavoidable. Doctors have blood on their hands too. Thousands of people have died of preventable diseases or been hastened to their graves at the hand of medical practitioners.

The difference is, how do economists face responsibility when they get it wrong?


As for the rich countries. Watch what they did, not what they say.

Ha-Joon Chang.

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