What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?

The New York Times: What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?

by Neil Irwin

March 17th, 2017

Sociologists spend their careers trying to understand how societies work. And some of the most pressing problems in big chunks of the United States may show up in economic data as low employment levels and stagnant wages but are also evident in elevated rates of depressiondrug addiction and premature death. In other words, economics is only a piece of a broader, societal problem. So maybe the people who study just that could be worth listening to.”

Full Article: What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists?

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