So I would say I am fairly conservative especially when it comes to the economy, the policies etc. Though recently I have noticed a trend where many of the economists you come across in the media and otherwise lean left. Not to say, I do also have read reports and research by conservative economists. Though, most of them in the media definitely seem liberal(the modern sense of the word). Came across this interesting report and the notable quote which goes:
It's worth asking: Why has economics shifted to the left? Maybe it's because the country itself, and its problems, have shifted. In the 1970s, when conservatism and Friedman became the face of economics, we faced high tax rates, heavy regulation, high inflation and powerful unions. But in 2015, we confront rising inequality, economic insecurity, and the aftermath of a financial crisis and a long, deep recession.
Maybe a country simply gets the economics it needs."
Here is the link to the original report from Bloomberg: Economics Stars Swing Left
What do you guys think? is that true or these media economists mostly reflect the bias inherent in reporting today?