Are Economists Successful Communicators of Their Disciplinary Knowledge?
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Most economists believe that their discipline is not well understood by the general public, or by most of their undergraduate students. Some may believe that graduate students with quantitative skills have a better understanding of economics. To test whether such beliefs are justified, evidence is collated from various studies, including studies in behavioral economics, with some surprising results.
KeywordsEconomic Literacy Behavioral Economic Disciplinary Knowledge Factual Question Index Fund
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