IN THE NEWS: The Economist (23 January 2016)

(FROM THE ARTICLE “All at sea: Ideological divisions in economics undermine its value to the public“): “Sifting out the guff requires transparency, argued John Cochrane of the University of Chicago in another recent blog post. Too many academics keep their data and…

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(REPOST FROM JOHN COCHRANE’S BLOG, THE GRUMPY ECONOMIST) On replication in economics. Just in time for bar-room discussions at the annual meetings. “I have a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.”   –Fermat…

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