I’m a political scientist. Moreover, I’m a political scientist who loves history and values qualitative research methods (and not just the KKV way of doing things).
But I find economists to be fascinating. They have their problems, mind you, something I’ll likely write about in the future. However, I seem to read more and more research done by economists every year – and not just on traditional economic matters.
And here is an interesting interview with Robert Barro on “The Lessons of the Great Depression” that is still worth a read.
Given we are all victims these days, I’ll blame Sven (my fellow Pileus and our only current economist by training).