Economists Are Funny. Funny Ha-Ha and Funny Uh-Oh.


A joke, appropriate for many of the current debates about our economy:

Q: How do you know macroeconomists have a sense of humor?

A: They use decimal points.

I picked up this gem by hanging with a bunch of journalists and economists in Cape Cod this week at conference sponsored by the Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy of Washington University in St. Louis.

Sorry you can't be here with me, Hit&Runners. But to give you a feel of what the conference is like, try this:

Enjoy this nerdy comic:

…ok, but because you said that, we're breaking up.

Watch this video starring conference host, George Mason economics prof, and romantic novelist Russ Roberts:

And stay tuned for more.