A (Chronological) Reading List on the Discussions about the Accuracy of Reinhart-Rogoff (2010) Results

Below, you will find a selected list of the (online) contributions, comments or news about the recently discovered errors in the influential Reinhart-Rogoff (2010) study. The links are grouped in four parts:

(1) MAJOR REINHART-ROGOFF STUDIES ON DEBT AND GROWTH:

(2) EARLY CRITICAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE REINHART-ROGOFF APPROACH AND THE FURTHER EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE ON DEBT AND GROWTH RELATIONSHIP:

(3) DISCOVERY OF “CALCULATION ERRORS” IN THE R-R STUDY AND THE DISCUSSIONS IN ITS AFTERMATH:

(4) REFLECTIONS AND COMMENTS IN THE TURKISH MEDIA & BLOGS:

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Those people, who are interested in following the ongoing discussion about the R&R errors and the possible extent of its implications for austerity plans designed according to the R&R results, may follow these twitter accounts, a.o.:

Paul KrugmanSteve Keen, Nassim N. TalebDean Baker, Justin WolfersJared Bernstein, Matthew Yglesias, Mike Konczal, Mark Thoma, Andrea TerziUğur Gürses and Güven Sak.

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I also recommend to watch the following interview with Herndon and Ash, who (with Pollin) discovered the errors in the R&R study:

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Notice that, in an interview with Sara Eisen at Bloomberg on April 18, 2013, the European Union Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn told her that "We are not designing our economic policy in Europe only on the basis of one single study" (minute: 03:50).

[ prepared and updated4 by professor Aykut Kibritçioğlu ]

First published: 2013.04.19, 01:19 (Paris)
Last updated: 2013.05.28, 02:35 (Paris)

 

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