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Progressives and the Origins of the Economic "Consensus"

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06/10/2020J. Edward Britton

Why economics abandoned the analysis of human action in favor of Keynes-inspired math-centered economics.

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Original Article: "Progressives and the Origins of the Economic 'Consensus'".

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J. Edward Britton

J. Edward Britton is a contributing writer for the Mises Wire and a frequent author at After studying music and attending classes in politics, sociology, and economics at Oberlin College & Conservatory, he graduated with a B.M. in Jazz Composition and now works as a professional composer. He is an outspoken advocate of the Austrian School and identifies as politically conservative.

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