I Thought Low Wages Were Good For "The Economy?" (But Not For Gender Gap)
September 25, 2013, 03:25 PM
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From the NYT:

ECONOMIC SCENE

To Address Gender Gap, Is It Enough to Lean In?

By EDUARDO PORTER

The gender gap in pay and work force participation harms not only women, but the economy as well.

In general, appeals to something being good for or bad for The Economy have become increasingly divorced from logic and mostly say, hooray for our side.

Stephen Jay Gould was always complaining about reification of IQ. Isn't it time to think about reification of The Economy?