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Priors and prejudice

How open is our mind, really?

A few days ago, a prominent economist posted a table on Twitter. In itself this was not a particularly remarkable event, were it not for the fact that it showed the top-10 “autocratizing” countries in the world alongside their per capita economic growth rate for the last 10 years, which — with the exception of one of them (Brazil) — exceeded the world average. And this…