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Macroeconomists Showed Why Good Intentions Go Wrong

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Science  15 Oct 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5695, pp. 401
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5695.401

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This year's Bank of Sweden Prize, otherwise known as the Economics Nobel, goes to Finn Kydland and Edward Prescott, two economists who figured out why good governments sometimes do bad things to good people.