Performance Charlatans – Reflections on Mark Thoma’s “The Strong Demand for Charlatans”


Prof. Mark Thoma posts an extract about The Strong Demand for Charlatans from The strong demand for charlatans, by Chris Dillow, in which Dillow says that:

In the improbable event of ever being invited to give a commencement address, my advice to graduates wanting a lucrative career would be: become a charlatan. There has always been a strong demand for witchdoctors, seers, quacks, pundits, mediums, tipsters and forecasters.

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