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Replicating Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”

 [From the blog post “Is Piketty’s Data Reliable?” by Alex Tabarrok at Marginal Revolution] “When Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century first appeared many economists demurred on the theory but heaped praise on the empirical work. “Even if none of Piketty’s theories stands…

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Does Anybody Really Care?

Tyler Cowen, at his blogsite Marginal Revolution — after noting that the four AEA American Economic Journals allow for comments to appear on articles’ official webpage posts, but that this feature is not widely used — makes this statement: “One of…

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