Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Economics
Genesis: An Economic Reinterpretation
Date of Publication
Neoclassical economics is not simply a social science; it is a religion that not only describes how the world works but also prescribes how it ought to work. Dissent is not tolerated and those questioning the underlying basis of its theory are termed łanti-economists.˛ The only thing missing for economics to be a religion on the grand scale is a creation myth. This paper offers a parody of Genesis in which the market mechanism and perfect competition are seen as given to us by God. It also shows the areas in which neoclassical economics is subject to challenge but refuses to engage in debate.....