Have Social Sciences “Wasted a Good Crisis”?


Aditya Chakrabortty has suggested (in a Guardian column) that British “publicly funded” social scientists have failed to step into the breach as neo-classical economic orthodoxy so spectacularly failed over the 2007-2009 financial crisis and it’s on-going consequences.

Read my analysis over on my new ‘Homo Janus’ blog here.

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About Colin Talbot

Professor of Government. Universities of Cambridge and Manchester, England.
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One Response to Have Social Sciences “Wasted a Good Crisis”?

  1. Alex Hough says:

    A simple list of outputs would help the public learn more about what their knowledge workers are doing.

    It would be interesting to see a list of the research outputs from Manchester Business School and other business schools clearly published on their websites. That way the taxpayer would be able to read the knowledge produced by their experts.

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