Name your favorite economist...and why

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  1. Vanquish
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    The title says it all. I'd start off, but I'd rather hear other people's opinions rather than my own.
     
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    Just one? So many. Let's start with Milton Friedman who proved that Federal Reserve monetary policy was the major contributor to the Great Depression. More later.
     
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    Me.

    Why?

    Because I have been correct so far.
     
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    Milton Friedman is the man and so far in first that it don't matter who is in second

    Paul Krugman, for the jokes, I know he's just fucking with you, I find his columns hysterically funny
     
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    This.
     
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    Can we dig up Keynes, bring him back to life, and kill the bastard?
     
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    You beat me to it. He also explained economics in a way that was very accessible to the lay person.

    It's too bad we didn't adopt his Chilean Model here in the U.S. We'd be in much better shape.
     
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    But they are so socialist.
     
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    Hayek and von Mises because they were geniuses.

    Walter E. Williams because he can make the makes the complex understandable and is sometimes very funny.

    Economics for the Citizen
     
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    Stiglitz! (because he is right)
     

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