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*Blush*: David Brooks Gives Me too Much Credit

David Brooks writes:

The Sidney Awards II - New York Times: Three other essays are worth your time.... In the Chronicle of Higher Education, J. Bradford DeLong wrote “Creative Destruction’s Reconstruction” on why Joseph Schumpeter matters to the 21st century...

20071208_delong_micro.jpg Blush.

Don't get me wrong--I like the essay I wrote a lot, and Tom McGraw's Schumpeter biography is excellent. But even I don't think it's in the world's top 20 essays for 2007...

And what credit there is should be shared with Alex Kafka, the editor on the piece, who did do a bang-up job, I thought.