Every Monday our authors provide a round-up of some of the most recently published peer reviewed articles from the field. We don’t cover everything, or even what’s most important – just a few papers that… Read More »Sam Watson’s journal round-up for 10th September 2018
Richard Horton dislikes the economics discipline. That should not come as a shock to anyone. But worse still, this animus appears to arise from a misunderstanding of what economists actually do. Not so long ago,… Read More »“Economists are the gods of global health.” Richard Horton at it again!
“Health is bad for you. That’s what many economists believe.” Richard Horton’s anti-economics strikes again.
Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of the venerable medical journal the Lancet, is no stranger to bad economics. In 2012 and 2013, he stoked the ire of economists worldwide with a series of ill-informed tweets. These included gems such… Read More »“Health is bad for you. That’s what many economists believe.” Richard Horton’s anti-economics strikes again.