Booth professors may vary in their teaching styles but what they have in common is a way with words. Here are some noteworthy quips heard in the classroom.
On the heavyweight battle of Kevin Murphy versus Thomas Piketty: "It's going to be fun. It will be like watching a lion and a lamb"
Email to class:
Some quick thoughts on the Nobel Prize in Economics announced this morning.
1. It wasn’t me
2. It wasn’t a growth economist like I predicted."
“When I want to buy shoes they won’t take my Star Wars figurines. I have a few.”
“I’m certainly not risky. Tenured job -- I’m not going to be fired, they can’t even cut my salary.”
“We can waive at a magic beanstalk and the beans will grow.”
“I’m assuming that distracted people are probably friends with distracted people.”
“Spying on your ex-girlfriend is called a search activity.”