Friday, October 3, 2008
The Economist Asks Some Economists
The Economist has surveyed economists' opinions about McCain and Obama. The results are overwhelmingly in Obama's favor:They didn't just ask any economists - the survey was sent to 683 NBER research associates, an elite subset of academic economists, of which 142 responded. A somewhat broader sample of American Economic Association members (a less elite group - even I am in it) surveyed by Scott Adams also favored Obama, though less overwhelmingly (see this earlier post).