On the Issue of Civility and Economists

by Veronique de Rugy

BusinessWeek has a very timely visual about one of the current fights taking place in the blogosphere.

In the last few weeks, what began as a semi-civil battle of ideas between “saltwater” Keynesians of Krugman’s persuasion and “freshwater” economists of the Chicago school has escalated into a two-way barrage of insults and name-calling.

I suspect you will notice a trend here.

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