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More scientists? - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Jun 25, 2013

I like science. But I'm not convinced that pouring money into producing more scientists is the most effective way of generating the great things that come from science. Economists typically recommend "keyhole" interventions. If there's some market failure, intervene at the most direct level to fix it. It's plausible that basic scientific discoveries - the kind that aren't really … Read More