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The Making of an Economist, Redux
David Colander

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii

CHAPTER ONE: Introduction: Understanding Economics and Economists 1

PART I: THE SURVEY RESULTS 17

CHAPTER TWO: The Making of an Economist, Redux 19
CHAPTER THREE: Further Results from the Survey 60
CHAPTER FOUR: How the Views of the Original Survey Respondents Have Changed 84

PART II: CONVERSATIONS WITH GRADUATE STUDENTS 107

CHAPTER FIVE: Harvard Interview 109
CHAPTER SIX: Princeton Interviews 126
CHAPTER SEVEN: Stanford Interview 148
CHAPTER EIGHT: MIT Interviews 165
CHAPTER NINE: Chicago Interviews 188
CHAPTER TEN: Columbia Interview 215

PART III: REFLECTIONS ON THE SURVEY AND INTERVIEWS 225

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Does This Have to Be Our Future? (Arjo Klamer) 227
CHAPTER TWELVE: Reflections on the Survey (Robert M. Solow) 234
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: The Academic Research Game and Graduate Economics Education 239

Notes 251
Bibliography 259
Index 261

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