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Reinhart Rogoff Austerity Research

Mark Gongloff

World's Central Bank Calls For More Austerity | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

In "World War Z" (and most other zombie movies, let's be honest), Brad Pitt fights a seething swarm of tireless zombies bent on global destruction. Th...

Krugman: Debunked Pro-Austerity Research 'Did A Lot Of Damage'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

Having a public spat with your colleagues and former classmates over the best way to fix the global economy can be “very unpleasant,” according to...

Excel Spreadsheet Error, Ha Ha! Lessons From the Reinhart-Rogoff Controversy

Dean Baker | Posted 07.27.2013 | Business
Dean Baker

The story of the Reinhart-Rogoff error tells us a great deal about how the elites use economists and the prestige of the economics profession in order to impose their will on the public.

Mark Gongloff

Former Bush Adviser Cites Discredited Austerity Research In New Book | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

Would it be too embarrassing to rush out a second edition of a new book before the first edition has even hit the shelves? That is something Glenn ...

Mark Gongloff

Reinhart And Rogoff Back Away From Austerity | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business

Under steady attack after their seminal research was found to be riddled with errors, Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff are making...

Mark Gongloff

MORE Flaws In Reinhart-Rogoff Research? | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

Like Scooby-Doo villains, Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff keep getting done in by meddling kids. First, University of Massachusetts-Amherst grad...

Mark Gongloff

Another Reinhart And Rogoff Claim Just Doesn't Hold Up | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff may have made honest mistakes in their influential research on debt. But they aren't telling the full story when th...

Reinhart And Rogoff Respond To Critical Paper (Sort Of)

Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Economists Carmen Reinhart of the University of Maryland and Ken Rogoff of Harvard have responded to a new paper that attacks research of theirs that is often cited by pro-austerity advocates, claiming that high debt is associated with slow growth.