Is there anybody out there defending current academic economics? Anyone who finds it relevant, useful, scientific or of any kind of value? But please first read these two accounts. http://www.irpp.org/po/archive/sep97/blaug.pdf http://www.public.iastate.edu/~c_r_p.484/postautistic.htm So many smart people combined with the peer-review-journal system can create complete nonsense. Is that in case in other fields too?