December 1, 2010
53% of Economists Work for the GovernmentAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011, 53% of all U.S. economists work for the government (31% in the federal government and 22% in state and local government). (Hat Tip: New York Times Economix.)
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And, at least one, Paul Krugman of Princeton and the NYT, works for this administration pro bono.
Posted by: Woody | Dec 2, 2010 9:39:51 AM