Matt asked some questions after the last class on Friday that might be interesting to the rest of you. I figured I’d post some responses here.
Broadly, the topics we covered were:
- Why don’t a lot of people outside of economics classes “get” macroeconomics?
- Why do people seem to be more worried about the little stuff than the big stuff?
- Why do economists seem more conservative than other social sciences?
I’ll put up a post about each of these.
Remember, none of this is testable (for my Spring 2009 class).