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The Reinhart-Rogoff Film Festival

“You can observe a lot by watching.”  – Yogi Berra  The biggest story in economics this year revolves around a study by Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (“RR”).  Their work has been credited (or blamed) for efforts around the … Continue reading

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A Tool That Would Have Helped Reinhart and Rogoff

Economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff (“R&R”) have been widely cited for a study that concluded that growth rates for countries with public debt over 90% of GDP are lower than for countries with less debt.  A recent critique by Thomas Herndon … Continue reading

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