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Twitter Convo on the Attractions of Non-Academic Careers in Economics

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Ah yes, same here, Brian. Beginning was tough — the “church” made it known I had left and was not welcome back. And the fact that the outside world did not care (or understand) about academia made me feel even more displaced, from both ends. It took quite a while to get over it.

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Ah yes, same here, Brian. Beginning was tough — the “church” made it known I had left and was not welcome back. And the fact that the outside world did not care (or understand) about academia made me feel even more displaced, from both ends. It took quite a while to get over it.

Miles Kimball
Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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