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How are Economists Portrayed by the Media? Let’s Ask Them.

Economists have received more attention from the media in the past decade than ever before. Finally, economics is accessible to the public. However, this newfound relevance has brought economists some negative attention; there is a litany of recent hit pieces targeting the profession as a whole. This article enlists economists Tyler Cowen, Scott Sumner and Alex Tabarrok, who give their thoughts on these new developments.