econ nobel prize cliches: collect them all

orgtheory.net

Every October when the Nobel prize in economics is announced, you hear the same trite and hackneyed things. Already, the Guardian has one of those tedious « economics is not a science » articles just to prepare for tomorrow. To help you save time, I’ve collected the following cliches so you can just clip and paste them into your tweets, Facebook messages, and blog posts:

  • Economics is not a science.
  • Actually, there is no Nobel Prize in economics.
  • The so-called Economics Nobel prize.
  • This prize refutes the policies of [insert politician you hate].
  • This prize supports the policies of [insert politician you love].
  • This prize is long overdue.
  • This prize rewards [my favorite field].
  • This prize rewards free-market fundamentalists.
  • This prize proves that free-market fundamentalists are wrong.
  • This person did not deserve the prize.
  • This person deserved the prize.
  • This is a rather mathematical/statistical prize for a technical point that…

View original post 115 mots de plus

This entry was posted in Ciencia y ciudadanía by Andrea Naranjo Leclercq. Bookmark the permalink.

About Andrea Naranjo Leclercq

Peruvian anthropologist stuck in Brussels/Exploring the boundaries between media communication tools,technology & culture/Member of cognitariat/ Geek & Freak / Flashdance life- Anthropologue et journaliste qui explore les frontières entre les outils de communication, la technologie et la culture /En peu Geek, un peu freak/ Membre du cognitariat / Flashdance life

Laisser un commentaire

Entrez vos coordonnées ci-dessous ou cliquez sur une icône pour vous connecter:

Logo WordPress.com

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte WordPress.com. Déconnexion / Changer )

Image Twitter

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Twitter. Déconnexion / Changer )

Photo Facebook

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Facebook. Déconnexion / Changer )

Photo Google+

Vous commentez à l'aide de votre compte Google+. Déconnexion / Changer )

Connexion à %s