• JLee posted in Group logo of Thoughts and SocietyThoughts and Society 8 months, 4 weeks ago  · , 0, 0

    Amazon hires economics to give it an edge that competitors are hard to match

    In the past few years, Amazon has hired more than 150 PhD economists, making it probably the largest employer in the field behind institutions like the Federal Reserve, which has hundreds of economists on staff.

    The folks at Amazon are not doing the same sort of traditional chief economist’s role. They’re doing something completely different.