- Is China’s GDP larger than the World Bank’s PPP estimate says? A new paper in the Economic Journal argues it is 15% larger due to urban price bias.
- The Economist covers work by Jishnu Das and Quy-Toan Do on the overemphasis of top journals on the U.S. and the lack of economic research on many countries
Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash, and Robert Pollin (HAP) in their now famous replication study of Reinhart and Rogoff’s (R&R) seminal article on public debt and economic growth use the word “error” 45 times.
This is the seventh paper in our series of guest posts by graduates on the market this year.
- The Economist on randomized trials coming of age: “When J-PAL started in 2003, RCTs were regarded as wacky. Critics said that doing a trial was like putting people in a cage and experimenting on them.”
This is the sixth in our series of posts by graduates on the job market this year.
This is the fifth in our series of guest posts by graduates on the job market this year.