Macro Vacancy at Nevin Institute Post author By Philip Lane Post date August 28, 2013 Details here. Categories In Uncategorized 5 Comments on Macro Vacancy at Nevin Institute ← New Journal of Behavioural and Experimental Finance → Thailand without the baht 5 replies on “Macro Vacancy at Nevin Institute” Find a good one … @all – more on macro€ German elections 2013: The four European unknowns 28 August 2013 Linkiesta Milan … the outcome of four variables remains uncertain: the banking union; growth within the Eurozone; the future of Greece; as well as that of the single currency. All of which must go through Berlin. http://www.presseurop.eu/en/content/article/4093191-four-european-unknowns “The successful applicant will empathise with the values and ethos of the trade union movement. ” Could they seriously expect someone with a doctorate in economics to be interested with the above requirement. Seems a bit like looking for a physicist who strongly empathizes with catholicism. But they need talent, the embarassment of miscounting 100k+ earners shouldn’t be repeated. http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/0926/339106-nevin-institute-budget/ “a bit like looking for a physicist who strongly empathizes with catholicism” Like oh I don’t know Georges Lemaître or somebody. @jackh . Perhaps if they advertised for someone, anyone, who knew the bad consequences of exponential functions (in the context of physical systems). Someone, anyone, who knew and understood the Laws of Thermodynamics and the consequence of the Second Law in particular – for economic systems. What they actually need is a ‘generalist’ – someone who knows a lot about a lot, not an ignorant expert who knows a lot about a little. Fat chance! Comments are closed.