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An Economist Stands Up for a Less Dismal Science

Daniel Sheehan for The Chronicle

The U. of Washington's Yoram Bauman bills himself as "the world's only stand-up economist."
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An economist who works the comedy clubs thinks his audiences deserve an explanation.

So as soon as Yoram Bauman gets to the microphone, he tells a couple of dozen patrons gathered in the Comedy Underground: "I spent five years in graduate school...

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