‘Economic forecasting was devised to make astrology seem respectable.’ A rejoinder (sort of) to Stewartb

Image: New York Review 1982 From Alasdair Galloway: Stewart’s acute perception is well used on his recent “Is Scotland’s economic fate already sealed for the next 50 years?”. https://talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2022/08/31/is-scotlands-economic-fate-already-sealed-for-the-next-50-years/ I agree completely with all the points that he makes there. It is lazy journalism in the extreme to call a projection a forecast – but […]

‘Economic forecasting was devised to make astrology seem respectable.’ A rejoinder (sort of) to Stewartb


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