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The Dismal Science is Not so Dismal

by Michael J. Feuer - May 07, 2020

Contrary to recent critiques, economics and economists have made substantial contributions to education and public policy. Scapegoating the profession is misdirected and undermines the value of scientific evidence in government.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: May 07, 2020
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 23291, Date Accessed: 7/5/2020 7:40:15 AM

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  • Michael Feuer
    The George Washington University
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    MICHAEL J. FEUER, Ph.D., is Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, immediate past-president of the National Academy of Education, and nonresident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution. An abridged version of this commentary, The Dismal Science is Not so Dismal, will appear as a response in Foreign Affairs, July/August 2020.
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