August 1, 2018

111. Are universities losing critical thinking?

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There was a time when universities embraced a diversity of thought – something that’s critical in a discipline as embryonic as economics. With so many neo-classic economists caught by surprise with the 2008 financial crisis, many would welcome alternatives to the models that served them so badly. Yet, in this podcast, Prof Steve Keen suggests to Phil Dobbie that the crisis seems to have made the university sector even more adamant to stick to mainstream theory and push aside anybody suggesting there might be a better way of looking at it all. 

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