Dr. Yeager taught me graduate macroeconomics (out of Patinkin!) and Money and Banking. He also very kindly recommended me for my position here at Grove City College. While I did not always ultimately agree with him, he taught me a lot of economics as well as a number of nuggets of valuable economic wisdom including:
- The first job of the economist is to get the analysis straight, before discussing whether any policy is politically feasible.
- A good economist must be an economist, not an ideologue. We should by social scientists, not cheerleaders.