From my hometown newspaper concerning winners and losers from the crisis:
"(Economics is a) science that has disappeared up a mathematical dead end, couldn’t see the crisis coming, couldn’t explain it to anyone once it broke, and couldn’t come up with a way forward after it happened."
"It will be a long time before economists are listened to again."
Sounds like we have a credibility problem with the general public.........
The full article is available here.