Quora had a question: Why should I study economics? As of now, there are 31 answers. These range over a wide area, as one would expect.
Economics' domain might be dismal, but the discipline is essential. That is, no rational person ought to argue against the study. Now, we all know how vocal the arguments can be with respect to data, meaning, action, etc.
One answer points to a group of students who are trying to change the way that Economics is taught. See: Post-crash Economics Society (a list of their favorite blogs - had to put this as the Committee consisted of younger faces).
The tie-in here? We have mentioned Economics a lot. Of course, Finance was at the center of the crash; and, financial types were the chief culprits.
Remarks: Modified: 02/15/2016
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