VTALK WITH Soumaya Keynes
Economics Correspondent at The Economist
Wednesday 24th June
KS4-5 / S3-6
Diversity in Economics- When you think of economist, who do you think of? Is it… a white man? Although as a profession economics has become (a bit) more diverse over the past few decades, economists are still more likely to be white men than the average population. Why is that? Could it be something to do with economics itself? And is it a problem? How could more diversity–and more careful thinking about diversity–contribute to better economics?