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Bank of England’s Haldane on the crisis of economics: “Our models are no longer working properly”

Andres Haldane (Photo: Bank of England)
Andrew Haldane is the Bank of England’s Executive Director …

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"Stronger than I expected" – Gerald Epstein on AEA disclosure guidelines

One year ago, Gerald Epstein and Jessica Carrick-Hagenbarth, two economists at  the University of Massachusetts …

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Behind the scenes of EJMR – An interview with Kirk

The Economic Jobs Market Rumor Forum is a controversial web forum for economists.  Christine …

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Harvard's Nobel Prediction Market – An Interim Result

On Monday at 12am London time the Nobel committee in Stockholm is going to …

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My predictions for the Nobel prize in Economics

(Photo by Jonathunder via Wikipedia)
Some things are highly unpredictable. The next Noble laureate in …

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Tim Harford's “Adapt” – a brilliant book with a slightly daft subtitle

There are only very few people in life I’m really envious of. One of …

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How Economists get money in Europe

On Thursday, I was in Brussels attending a  presentation about the funding for economic …

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University of Zurich looks at Frey's conduct

Update (6 July 2011): The  press office of the University of Zurich just informed …

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"Journal of Economic Perspectives" rebukes Bruno Frey – plus: replies by Torgler and Frey

The Titanic leaves Southampton – the papers by Frey et al deal with the …

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Nothing to lose but their models

Economists from all over the world want to reshape their discipline. They have founded …

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