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Reinhart Rogoff Response

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...

6 Ways To Tell Lies From Statistics

Bloomberg View | Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

Bloomberg View: The discovery of a spreadsheet error in an influential study by Harvard University economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff i...

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...

Reinhart and Rogoff Shoot Back... With a Popgun

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Reinhart and Rogoff and their paper are part of the problem and if they want to do the world a favor they should try to become part of the solution. Unfortunately, that's not the tack they take in this morning's New York Times.

Mark Gongloff

Reinhart And Rogoff Make More Mistakes While Admitting To Research Flaws | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

Sometimes mistakes are like potato chips, or sex partners: It's hard to stop at just one. Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff of Harvard have spent ...

Microsoft Responds To History-Altering Excel Controversy

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

Can't we all just give Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff a break? Sure, their little Excel mistake helped entire countries justify slashing budgets and s...

Why the 'Spreadsheet Scandal' Should Kill Obama's Social Security Cut

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A recent "Spreadsheet Scandal" has rocked the economics world. It also seems to have eliminated the last remaining technical argument in support of the president's "chained CPI" Social Security cut. Not weakened it. Eliminated it.

7 Super-Embarrassing Data Disasters

Bloomberg View | Matthew Zeitlin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

From Bloomberg View: Yesterday, a group of authors at the University of Massachussetts-Amherst released a paper calling into question one of the i...

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...

Krugman: 'So Much Is At Stake' In Research Controversy

Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

What may seem like a petty debate among wonks could have major consequences for major economies around the world, and Paul Krugman wants all of you to...

Reinhart and Rogoff's Second Full Response

Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

At 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Carmen Reinhart of the University of Maryland and Kenneth Rogoff of Harvard emailed a second, fuller response to the new paper finding several errors in their research on debt and growth rates.

Jason Linkins

Unemployed? Maybe You Should Thank Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff! | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Are you unemployed? Perhaps you should blame some of America's most celebrated economists, and their troubles with math. Tuesday's big non-Boston n...

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.