Weak tall-tax support among economists suggests to me this question: How much does economic theory influence economists’ policy recommendations? Or more precisely: Considering all policy judgments of all economists (made as economists, thinking economic theory relevant), what fraction of judgement variance is explained by the fact that they know a common economic theory (including frameworks, default assumptions, and standard data sources)?

## Economist Judgment

## Economist Judgment

## Economist Judgment

Weak tall-tax support among economists suggests to me this question: How much does economic theory influence economists’ policy recommendations? Or more precisely: Considering all policy judgments of all economists (made as economists, thinking economic theory relevant), what fraction of judgement variance is explained by the fact that they know a common economic theory (including frameworks, default assumptions, and standard data sources)?

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