Taking On 'Rational Man'

Dissident economists fight for a niche in the discipline

January 24, 2003 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

How do you start a fire under a huge wet blanket? A faction of disgruntled economists says that is their predicament.

Their efforts to open the field to diverse views are smothered, they say, by an orthodoxy -- neoclassical economics and its...

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