The numbers game
These professionals say they use rigorous economic models and common problems to analyse situations and find solutions
NEW DELHI :
Economists deal in data and in policies that affect the lives of millions. This puts them in the hot seat, especially in times of economic turbulence. These modern-day oracles move between the world of academics and think tanks and operational and functional positions, steering companies and countries through a complex world. And they face their share of disagreements—through articles in newspapers or on social media.