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April 9, 2010
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George   April 14th, 2010 1:44 pm ET

Very cool stuff! Wish I was a fly on some of those walls!

lauratheexpat   April 14th, 2010 1:51 pm ET

I couldn't agree more with Mr. Soros: we need some new thinking about economics and market behavior. And it's necessary in part precisely because economics is not quite the "science" that Mr. Soros might make it out to be. It is a social science and as such is subject to all the vagaries of human behavior and the influences on that behavior. But economics has one thing in common with all science, whether of the "hard" or the "social" variety: it depends upon a body of knowledge that is always evolving. Even the study of physics changed in the last century. Economists must not be so arrogant as to think their discipline is immune from a change in thinking if new data supports it...

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