Joan Robinson Quotes

Top 24 wise famous quotes and sayings by Joan Robinson

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Joan Robinson quotes: Whatever you can rightly say about India, the opposite is also true. Whatever you can rightly say about India, the opposite is also true.
Joan Robinson quotes: The point of studying economics is so as not to be fooled by economists. The point of studying economics is so as not to be fooled by economists.
Joan Robinson quotes: Reality is never a golden age. Reality is never a golden age.
Joan Robinson quotes: It's a terrible thing to be a worker exploited in the capitalist system. The only worse thing is to be a worker unable to find anyone to exploit you. It's a terrible thing to be a worker exploited in the capitalist system. The only worse thing is to be a worker unable to find anyone to exploit you.
Joan Robinson quotes: Economics limps along with one foot in untested hypotheses and the other in untestable slogans. Economics limps along with one foot in untested hypotheses and the other in untestable slogans.
Joan Robinson quotes: Owning capital is not a productive activity. Owning capital is not a productive activity.
Joan Robinson quotes: Where is the pricing system that offers the consumer a fair choice between air to breathe and motor cars to drive about in? Where is the pricing system that offers the consumer a fair choice between air to breathe and motor cars to drive about in?
Joan Robinson quotes: When I came up to Cambridge (in October 1921) to read economics, I did not have much idea of what it was about. When I came up to Cambridge (in October 1921) to read economics, I did not have much idea of what it was about.
Joan Robinson quotes: It is impossible to add the stock of money to the flow of saving. It is impossible to add the stock of money to the flow of saving.
Joan Robinson quotes: Unequal distribution of income is an excessively uneconomic method of getting the necessary saving done. Unequal distribution of income is an excessively uneconomic method of getting the necessary saving done.
Joan Robinson quotes: There is no such thing as a normal period of history. Normality is a fiction of economic textbooks. There is no such thing as a normal period of history. Normality is a fiction of economic textbooks.
Joan Robinson quotes: A depression is a situation of self-fulfilling pessimism. A depression is a situation of self-fulfilling pessimism.