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Roger Martin

The limits of the scientific method in economics and the world

Nov 11 2011

As the power of the scientific method has encroached further than its applicability warrants into fields such as economics and business, its predictions of the future become ever more erroneous. In this list, we can include virtually every economic prognostication from the first half of 2008.

A better blueprint for economics

Nov 10 2011

Economic forecasting is fraught with peril. Could this be because we have been going about it all the wrong way?

Bank CEOs and the infinite pile of cash

Oct 05 2011

The three-week old, 60’s-style Occupy Wall Street protest raises once again the question that won't go away: What on earth were those bankers doing in the period leading up to the 2008 financial meltdown?

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