Tag Archives: Carmen Reinhart

Revisiting the Reinhart-Rogoff Kerfuffle, Part 2

This is part two of an article that was published last month in the POLICY Magazine of the Centre for Independent Studies. We updated our reporting on last year’s Reinhart-Rogoff controversy in the first part. In the second part, we explain … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Reinhart-Rogoff Kerfuffle and the Consequences of High Government Debt

Last September, the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) asked us for an article updating our commentary on the Reinhart-Rogoff controversy, while combining it with one of our government debt studies.  The article appeared in the latest issue of the organization’s POLICY Magazine, which hit … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson Shatters Paul Krugman’s Delusions

We followed the latest Paul Krugman feud – this one with Niall Ferguson – until Krugman’s tag team partner and CYNICONOMICS reader Brad DeLong entered the fray. After about a half dozen posts on Krugman and DeLong this year, we had some … Continue reading

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63 High Government Debt Episodes and What They Tell Us about Our Options Today

Do you wonder what to make of America’s soaring government debt and what it means for the future? Or, if you already have it figured out, are you interested in research that might challenge your position? Either way, you might … Continue reading

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Has Brad DeLong Admitted to Being Unfair and Imbalanced?

Second Update (July 12) – Brad DeLong would like me to post his response to this. Sorry, Brad, you have your own blog for hurling insults. If the name-calling is important to you, I suggest firing away on delong.typepad.com. As … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Change Focus From Reinhart-Rogoff Witch Hunts to Krugman’s Contradictions

You may have seen the new skirmishes this weekend in the very public debate about Carmen Reinhart’s and Kenneth Rogoff’s government debt research. Reinhart and Rogoff (I’ll call them RR) posted a letter to Paul Krugman on Reinhart’s website, in … Continue reading

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