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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

53% of Economists Work for the Government

According 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 6:39:51 AM