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In the latest episode of the economic theory that refuses to die, the Bank for International Settlements, which is basically
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In a post at Quartz, University of Michigan economics professor Miles Kimball and University of Michigan undergraduate student Yichuan Wang write that they have crunched Reinhart and Rogoff's data and found "not even a shred of evidence" that high debt levels lead to slower economic growth.
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In a post at Quartz, University of Michigan economics professor Miles Kimball and University of Michigan undergraduate student
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2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhile both sides can lapse into "content bias," should the following facts alter pre-conceived views: the Boston bombers were young Muslim men; some sarin gas was detected in Syria; the Reinhart-Rogoff study is flawed? Erick Erickson and Ron Reagan debate.
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The extrapolation from past experience to future outlook is always deeply problematic and needs to be done with great care
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So how can non-experts and policy makers separate the useful research from the dross? Allow us to offer six rules. 4. Don’t
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Mankiw's view echoes that of Erskine Bowles, who has been telling everybody who will listen that, despite the flaws of Reinhart
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If only! While we're all high-fiving each other over the death of austerity, the austerity proponents are saying that absolutely
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A recent "Spreadsheet Scandal" has rocked the economics world. It also seems to have eliminated the last remaining technical argument in support of the president's "chained CPI" Social Security cut. Not weakened it. Eliminated it.
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Yesterday, a group of authors at the University of Massachussetts-Amherst released a paper calling into question one of the
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As Paul Krugman points out, Reinhart and Rogoff are trying to have it both ways. After years of watching their paper be used
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To Krugman, the economists' initial response to the criticism was "disappointing." "They’re basically evading the critique
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At 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Carmen Reinhart of the University of Maryland and Kenneth Rogoff of Harvard emailed a second, fuller response to the new paper finding several errors in their research on debt and growth rates.