The Capital Times of Madison featured professor Menzie Chinn's Econbrowser blog in December:
While the past year has left millions fretting over their financial futures, it's proven a boom time for economists.
Long derided as the "dismal science," economics has gone decidedly mainstream as Americans seek an explanation for falling home values, shrinking retirement account balances and long lines at the unemployment office.
Among those enjoying the newfound fame is Menzie Chinn — professor of public affairs and economics at the UW-Madison's Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs — whose blog "Econbrowser" has developed a national following. Read more Ă˘â‚¬Â¦
Economist takes on global debt crisis in classroom, book, blog, October 29, 2009, La Follette School News