The View From 1776

Economics, The Dismal Science?

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In the 18th century, when Thomas Malthus posited population growth outstripping growth of food supplies, economics became known as the dismal science.  Economic policy has become more sophisticated since then, but warmth, fuzziness, and immorality have no place in it.

THE IMMORALITY OF PROGRESSIVE ECONOMICS