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The public trusts academic economists but the media are losing interest

  • Published Date: 15 June 2016

Simon Wren-Lewis, Professor of Economic Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University looks at the declining ability of academic economists to make an impact in important public debates, in an article written to the Editor of the RES Newsletter. He suggests that it is wrong to assume that lack of media interest is indicative of a lack of public interest and argues for an urgent collective effort to reverse this trend in the public debate on economics.

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Source: Amanda Wilman, RES Office

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