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A Return to the Econ
50 years ago, Alex Leijonhufvud visited the tribe called the Econ and wrote his classic “Life Among the Econ.” If you are interested in economists but haven’t read it, you should. Here is one source.
I decided it was time for an update, so I have written “Return to the Econ.” You can download it here. Here is the abstract.
This paper revisits the Econ tribe famously documented by Leijonhufvud (1973). In half a century, the Econ have had their practices upended by technology and, for all but a few pockets of stasis, have changed their status hierarchy with new icons that are the focus of societal energy.
There is not much else I have to say but enjoy.