Jane Smiley: “All I need to know about Economics I learned in kindergarten”

Michael Giberson Or rather, as Smiley explains in a HuffPost piece, in “Mrs. Ticknor’s Social Studies class in 1962, when I did my report on ‘The Communist Manifesto’ and kept misspelling the word ‘bourgeois’.” She began the essay by complimenting Paul Krugman’s piece in the New York Times Magazine about the sorry state of economics … More Jane Smiley: “All I need to know about Economics I learned in kindergarten”