(Probably #393, but who's counting)
From the Newsweek :
"Economics, perhaps the geekiest of geek subjects, got a serious makeover this year...What sparked the trend? It's a mystery—even to the number crunchers. "We'd like to say it's because economics is so interesting and because economists are so handsome and intelligent," says John Siegfried, an econ professor at Vanderbilt University..."
Amen to that, Mr. Siegfried! Wait. Did someone just call us geeks? Oh, well.