Consensus Among Economists—An Update

  title={Consensus Among Economists—An Update},
  author={D. Fuller and Doris Geide-Stevenson},
  journal={The Journal of Economic Education},
  pages={131 - 146}
  • D. Fuller, Doris Geide-Stevenson
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Economic Education
  • In this article, the authors explore consensus among economists on specific propositions based on a fall 2011 survey of American Economic Association members. Results are based on 568 responses and provide evidence of changes in opinion over time by including propositions from earlier studies in 2000 (Fuller and Geide-Stevenson 2003) and 1992 (Alston, Kearl, and Vaughan 1992). Propositions focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, distributional and international topics, as well as pedagogy… CONTINUE READING
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