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The Pretence of Knowledge

– They pretend to know. – Yes. – Yet they don’t know. – Correct. – And they get paid for this? – Paid well, too. – Man, I wanna be an economist!!! *** Join the Economic Sociology and Political Economy community via … Continue reading

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Marx, Karl Marx – a Business Classic

😉 See also: Piggy bank for Das Kapital made in the Image of ‪Karl ‎Marx‬?! This is a blasphemy and sacrilegiousness! 🙂 *** Join the Economic Sociology and Political Economy community via Facebook / Twitter / LinkedIn / Google+ / Instagram / Tumblr  

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Economist the Creator

A (too realistic) joke goes like this: A surgeon, an architect and an economist discussed whose job would be the oldest. The surgeon said it would be his job, because Eve was made of a rip from Adam. That was … Continue reading

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The Art of Banking: a joke (i.e. an insight) from Wall Street

An old Wall Street joke tells about a junior financial journalist that naively asked the manager of investment banking division: Why customers keep buying mutual and provident funds despite their scant profits and low yields. The senior financier amusedly looked at … Continue reading

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The ‪‎joke‬ goes like this: A ‪physicist‬, an ‪‎engineer‬ and an ‪economist‬ are stranded in the desert…

With love to ‪‎economists‬ 🙂 A ‪‎physicist‬, an ‪‎engineer‬ and an ‪‎economist‬ are stranded in the desert. They are hungry and find a can of corn. They want to open it, but how? The physicist says: “Let’s start a fire … Continue reading

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A ‪joke‬ from Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank ;-)

A man needs a heart transplant. Says the doctor: “I can give you the heart of a five-year old boy.” “Too young.”“How about that of a forty-year old investment banker?”“They don’t have a heart.”“A seventy-five year old central banker?” “I’ll take it!”“But … Continue reading

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