dismal science


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dismal science

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(Economics) the dismal science a name for economics coined by Thomas Carlyle
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Whilst economics is often called the dismal science, that is no excuse not to focus on the many positives being generated by businesses across Wales.
Whilst economics is often called the dismal science, that is no excuse not to focus on the many positives in the Welsh economy and the efforts made by the wealth creators and innovators working very hard every day to make this nation a better place.
The dismal science does not lend itself to lab research or precise formulaic assessment.
Alongside Harrison, Hunt, and Kelly's project were Allan Sekula's slide show Fish Story--Chapter 8: Dismal Science, 1989-92, and Sylvia Pankhurst's 1907 paintings of female boot makers and child laborers toiling under grim conditions.
He wrote in short, concise sentences that were easily understood--absolutely no trace of dismal science ever were to be found in his words.
Economics is often called the dismal science, and for the last half-decade it has come by its reputation honestly in the advanced economies.
The axial principle of that world is a dismal science called economics which requires that yodelling politicians of yesterday provide answers to society's key question of limited means against unlimited needs," Manheru opined.
Part of what makes economics a dismal science is that lunches are never free.
Nothing in economics is infinite but the closest you will get to that as a concept in the dismal science is employment.
Economics is sometimes referred to as the dismal science, although the reason is apocryphal and vague rather than (as you might imagine it would be) that its workings are dismally unscientific.
Motivated by his own ignorance, Michael Goodwin decided to find out more about "the dismal science.
Economics have been described as the dismal science, and it has reached the stage of being grim because of the plight we are in.