In this issue (.pdf):
Government Propaganda Watch: Three investigations of economic discourse and research issued by governments and government agencies:
- Propagandistic Research and the U.S. Department of Energy: Energy Efficiency in Ordinary Life and Renewables in Electricity Production, by Daniel Sutter
- Slip and Drift in Labor Statistics Since 2007, by Clifford Thies
- “Stop This Greed”: The Tax-Avoidance Political Campaign in the OECD and Australia, by Chris Berg and Sinclair Davidson
Econ 101 Morality: J. R. Clark and Dwight Lee tell teachers to embrace a moral purpose and to teach students where their instincts came from and why instincts often mislead.
Must moral judgment involve sympathy? Thomas Brown’s 1820 critique of Adam Smith.
Mitchell Langbert and coauthors rectify a coverage error in their study of faculty voter registration.
Call for papers
EJW fosters open exchange. We welcome proposals and submissions of diverse viewpoints. EJW also welcomes ‘journal watch’ submissions beyond Econ.