Mustafa Abbas




United Kingdom




Sep 2018 - May 2020

By Mustafa Abbas

EMBA Module 5: Economics

“Leave the Equilibria to Me!”

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on Keynes or Friedman (or Smith),
If you can trust yourself when both your microeconomic and macroeconomic tutors doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can reflect and not be tired by talk of first principles or ceteris paribus,
Or being out of equilibrium, don’t deal in disequilibrium,
Or being capricious, don’t give way to irrationality,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be an Economist !

Mus (with debt to Rudyard Kipling)

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