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Entry from January 14, 2020
“Never trust a poor economist”

"Never trust a poor economist” is an infrequently used saying. If an economist is so good, why doesn’t he or she take the advice and become rich? “Never trust a skinny chef” is a somewhat similar saying.

“Never trust a poor economist” was a post on the blog The Artist Presently Known As Ed on January 6, 2005.


The Artist Presently Known As Ed
« NEVER TRUST A POOR ECONOMIST »
Thursday, January 6, 2005 at 2:13PM
Earlier in the show, one of the guests admitted a common question of economists was “if you know so much, why aren’t you rich?”

Um, could it be because their business is basically a pseudoscience like reading bumps on people’s heads?

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Never trust a poor economist
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Never trust a poor economist. http://manosphere.me/1ofnIEc
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He seems in need of financial assistance himself ..... never trust a poor economist. If he can’t make money he sure as hell shouldn’t be telling others how to
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· Feb 5, 2018
Jean Dreze, one of India’s finest economists (and also one of the most grounded) outside his office in Ranchi. Spent the day in his invigorating company.
8:01 AM · Feb 5, 2018 from New Delhi, India·Twitter for iPhone

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Never trust a poor economist.
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Never Trust a poor economist…
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