The Making of an Economist

In Books & Culture, Robert Whaples, professor of economics at Wake Forest, reviews the updated The Making of an Economist (Redux), an examination of the country’s best graduate programs in economics and the process by which they “turn a select group of bright students into the analytical economists that society has come to hate, yet revere.” Whaples notes that the first edition of this book “became must reading for those considering taking the plunge” into an economics graduate program.

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Micheal Hickerson

The former Associate Director for the Emerging Scholars Network, Micheal lives in Cincinnati with his wife and three children and works as a web manager for a national storage and organization company. He writes about work, vocation, and finding meaning in what you do at No Small Actors.

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