Question: How can you tell when an economist is lying? Answer: His lips are moving.
Question: How many Chicago School economists does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: None. If the light bulb needed changing the market would have already done it.
Question: How many conservative economists does it take to change a light bulb? A1: None. The darkness will cause the light bulb to change by itself. A2: None. If it really needed changing, market forces would have caused it to happen. A3: None. If the government would just leave it alone, it would screw itself … Read more
Question: How many economists does it take to change a lightbulb? Answer: Eight. One to screw it in and seven to hold everything else constant.
Question: How many economists does it take to screw in a light bulb? 1. Just one, but it really gets screwed. 2. One to prepare the proposal, an econometrician to run the model, one each MS and PhD students to write the theses and dissertations, two more to prepare the journal article (senior authorship not … Read more
Question: How many mainstream economists does it take to change a light bulb? A1: Two. One to assume the existence of ladder and one to change the bulb. A2: Two. One to assume the existence of latter and one to change the bulb.
Question: Did you hear of the economist who dove into his swimming pool and broke his neck? Answer: He forgot to seasonally adjust his pool.
Question: What does an economist do? A. A lot in the short run, which amounts to nothing in the long run.
Question: What’s the difference between an economist and a befuddled old man with Alzheimer’s? A. The economist is the one with the calculator.
Question:How many economists does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: Irrelevant – the light bulb’s preferences are to be taken as given.
Question:How many Keynesian economists does it takes to change a light bulb? Answer:All. Because then you will generate employment, more consumption, dislocating the AD (agg. demand) to the right
Question:Why did God create economists ? Answer:In order to make weather forecasters look good.
Q How many central bank economists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Answer: Just one — he holds the lightbulb and the whole earth revolves around him.
Question: Why do economists carry their diplomas on their dashboards? Answer: So they can park in the (morally/intellectually) handicapped parking.
Question: Why do Economists provide estimates of inflation to the nearest tenth of a percent? Answer: To prove they have a sense of humour.
Question: Why do social workers refuse to sleep with economists? Answer: They have learned its a sunk cost.
Question: Why won’t sharks attack economists? Answer: Professional courtesy.
Question: How many neo-classical economists does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: It depends on the wage rate.
Question: What do you get when you cross the Godfather with an economist? Answer: An offer you can’t understand.
Question: What does it take to be a good economist? Answer: An unshakeable grasp of the obvious!
Question: Why did the economist cross the road? Answer: It was the chicken’s day off.
Question: Why did the market economist cross the road? Answer: To reach the consensus forecast.
Why did God invent economists?So accountants could have someone to laugh at.
Two government economists were returning home from a field meeting. As with all government travelers, they were assigned the cheapest seats on the plane so they each were occupying the center seat on opposite sides of the aisle. They continued their discussion of the knotty problem that had been the subject of their meeting through … Read more