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Born: 1943-07-19
Profession: Economist
Nation: American
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I think you've got to watch out for anybody in high school who says he wants to become an economist.

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I wasn't the brightest kid, not by a long shot. I was interested in football, in girls, in getting my work done with the least amount of effort.

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I'm happy to say I am a Harrison-Kreps-Keynesian.

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Keynes was a very good economist. He was brilliant. He had wonderful insights. His work has inspired me many times.

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What I really don't like is oversimplification.

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Lucas attended a conference on rational expectations at the University of Minnesota in the spring of 1973. The day after the conference, I received a call from Pittsburgh.

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The first and most optimistic response was complete rational expectations econometrics. A rational expectations equilibrium is a likelihood function. Maximize it.

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There was a danger that skeptics and opponents would misread those likelihood ratio tests as rejections of an entire class of models, which of course they were not.

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