Academics exercising influence

Ireland“In my last post I raised in passing the impact of the intervention by a number of economists in the debate about the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA). This produced something of a debate in the comments, and that in turn has prompted me to reflect briefly on the broader issue of academics playing a role in public debate. It is in a sense a post-script to another post I wrote some months ago on academics in politics …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 11 September]

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