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Do economists slow down as they age?

Is economics a young person’s game? Great mathematicians tend to peak early, but not great artists – so which category does a professor of economics fall into? Dan Hamermesh has investigated the productivity of economists as they grow old, and he tells Tim Phillips what he discovered.

Transcript: Do economists slow down as they age?

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Trascrizione: Gli economisti rallentano con l'età?

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Transcription: Les économistes ralentissent-ils avec l'âge ?

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