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Some evidence on the future of economics

By Andrew J. Oswald and Hilda Ralsmark


This short paper collects and studies the CVs of 112 assistant professors in the top-ten American departments of economics. The paper treats these as a glimpse of the future. We find evidence of a strong brain drain. We find also a predominance of empirical work

Topics: HB, LB2300
Publisher: University of Warwick, Department of Economics
Year: 2008
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