Topics » Business & Economy   Jan. 3, 2012

Laughing at Macroeconomics: The Cartoon Introduction

Economics and Climate Change

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Photo: Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

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Economist Yoram Bauman noted he got a bit of push-back for including climate change and environmental economics in an introductory book on macroeconomics.Listen to him explain why he included it:

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"Certainly some people get angry at economists who seem to support one side or another, but usually the economist is approaching it as a scientist and they're just trying to understand the whole thing," cartoonist Grady Klein added. "This book is a chance for humor in the face of all that."