MR.S. in Economics

“These same decades (the last five) also witnessed an upsurge in the number of students majoring in economics, which is now the most popular concentration at two-thirds of the 40 top-ranked universities and liberal arts colleges.”

—George Scialabba, “Class and the Classroom: How Elite Universities Are Hurting America,” Foreign Affairs, Mar.–Apr. 2015.

This proves that economics is, clearly, the psychology for 21st century college students. That is, the default for those who don’t know what to study; almost as valuable as that venerable MR.S. degree.

And people wonder why I don’t believe in economists.

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