What We Fail To Talk About When We Talk About The Reinhart-Rogoff Austerity Debacle

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Co-written by Cornel Ban, College of Arts & Sciences

This spring, an unusual David and Goliath battle played out in the field of economics: A graduate student from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst discovered important flaws in an influential paper written by Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff…

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