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I was an economics major, which I enjoyed because I had a good business sense.
– Herb Ritts
Don’t let anybody tell you it’s corporations and businesses create jobs. You know that old theory, ‘trickle-down economics.’ That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.
– Hillary Clinton
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
– George Bernard Shaw
I thought I might like to farm. But I didn’t know the economics of it. Teachers basically steered me away from it.
– Glen Taylor
The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere.
– Harold H. Greene
I had become interested in economics, an interest that was transformed into a lifetime dedication when I met with the mathematical theory of general economic equilibrium.
– Gerard Debreu
Keynesian economics has always been needed.
– George Akerlof
It was never my intention to marry anybody. Economics are basically the only reason to get married, but I’m very glad I did it.
– Helen Mirren
The whole intention of empirical economics is to force theory down to Earth.
I had a degree in economics but also thought of myself as a musician.
– Jon Feltheimer
There is no single theory that is used in economics that considers the finite nature of resources. It’s shocking.
– Jeremy Grantham
I studied international relations and economics at the University of Virginia. I paid my way by working as a bartender in the summer and at three part-time jobs during the year.
– Jacqueline Novogratz
The linear, single species idea of farming is an assault on ecological function. Something’s going to break down in that system – anything from soil structure, in economics… but where to start is with true ecological function.
– Joel Salatin
There must have been something in the air of Gary that led one into economics: the first Nobel Prize winner, Paul Samuelson, was also from Gary, as were several other distinguished economists.
– Joseph Stiglitz
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
I think we’re miserable partly because we have only one god, and that’s economics.
– James Hillman
In economics, the majority is always wrong.
The modern economics of the theater is such that we write plays with fewer and fewer characters.
– John Patrick Shanley
Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised.
I have an economics degree with a minor in sociology. The reason I have that is because I want to do a ministry in urban areas and help with underprivileged kids.
– Jeremy Lin
I’m the result of upbringing, class, race, gender, social prejudices, and economics. So I’m a victim again. A result.
The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry.
– Jim Fowler
Oil has allowed us to think about economics as though energy doesn’t matter.
– Andrew Nikiforuk
The ultimate purpose of economics, of course, is to understand and promote the enhancement of well-being.
– Ben Bernanke
I gravitated to economics because I’m interested in how people coordinate and collaborate with each other. Economics studies all the ways people get along with each other.
– Alvin E. Roth
Neoclassical economics insists that advertising cannot force consumers to buy anything they don’t already want to buy.
– Christopher Lasch
The whole industry is so screwed up by economics. It’s disgusting to me.
– Armand Assante
In psychology and behavioral economics, people have shown that if you just describe options in a certain way, or make some features of a situation salient, you can get people to do and even see what you want. You don’t have to be a Jedi to manipulate people’s attention.
– Cass Sunstein
Experimental economics is about conducting experiments: bringing economics into the laboratory or creating controlled conditions in the field that allow us to understand better what we are seeing in less controlled circumstances.
If somebody had said to me in June or July of 1987, ‘We’d like you to become chairman of the Federal Reserve, but you’re never allowed to discuss any economics after you leave,’ I’d have said, ‘Forget it.’ What do they want me to do? Become an anthropologist?’
– Alan Greenspan