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What Is the False Discovery Rate in Empirical Research? by
Revisiting Hypothesis Testing with the Sharpe Ratio by
The Virtues of Native Discourse: Striking a Balance Between English and the Native Language by and
Listen to Eva Forslund and Magnus Henrekson, Please! by
A Coming Bounty of Academic Mutinies? by
Against Standard Deviation as a Quality Control Maxim in Anthropometry by
Gender, Race and Ethnicity, and Inequality Research in the American Economic Review and the American Economic Association’s Conference Papers by and
Economics Doctoral Programs Still Elide Entrepreneurship by and
A Unit Root in Postwar U.S. Real GDP Still Cannot Be Rejected, and Yes, It Matters by
Replications in Economics: A Progress Report by , , and
Unconventional Confidence Bands in the Literature on the Government Spending Multiplier by
Saying Too Little, Too Late: Public Finance Textbooks and the Excess Burdens of Taxation by , , and
Does Economics Need an Infusion of Religious or Quasi-Religious Formulations? A Symposium Prologue by
Where Do Economists of Faith Hang Out? Their Journals and Associations, plus Luminaries Among Them by
From an Individual to a Person: What Economics Can Learn from Theology About Human Beings by
Joyful Economics by
Where There Is No Vision, Economists Will Perish by
Economics Is Not All of Life by
Philosophy, Not Theology, Is the Key for Economics: A Catholic Perspective by
Moving from the Empirically Testable to the Merely Plausible: How Religion and Moral Philosophy Can Broaden Economics by
Notes of an Atheist on Economics and Religion by
Entrepreneurship and Islam: An Overview by and
On the Relationship Between Finite and Infinite Goods, Or: How to Avoid Flattening by
The Starry Heavens Above and the Moral Law Within: On the Flatness of Economics by
On the Usefulness of a Flat Economics to the World of Faith by
What Has Jerusalem to Do with Chicago (or Cambridge)? Why Economics Needs an Infusion of Religious Formulations by
Maximization Is Fine—But Based on What Assumptions? by
Religion, Heuristics, and Intergenerational Risk Management by and
Sympathy for Homo Religiosus by
Can ‘Religion’ Enrich ‘Economics’? by
Sin, and the Economics of ‘Sin’ by
Regression Costs Fall, Mining Ratios Rise, Publication Bias Looms, and Techniques Get Fancier: Reflections on Some Trends in Empirical Macroeconomics by
Reply to Deirdre McCloskey and Stephen Ziliak on Statistical Significance by
We Agree That Statistical Significance Proves Essentially Nothing: A Rejoinder to Thomas Mayer by and
Paul Krugman Denies Having Concurred With an Administration Forecast: A Note by
Ziliak and McCloskey’s Criticisms of Significance Tests: An Assessment by
Statistical Significance in the New Tom and the Old Tom: A Reply to Thomas Mayer by and
Mankiw vs. DeLong and Krugman on the CEA’s Real GDP Forecasts in Early 2009: What Might a Time Series Econometrician Have Said? by
The Euro: It Happened, It’s Not Reversible, So… Make It Work by and
It Can’t Happen, It’s a Bad Idea, It Won’t Last: U.S. Economists on the EMU and the Euro, 1989–2002 by and
I Was a Euro Enthusiast by
A Political Scientist’s Perspective by
Understanding the Euro Requires Political Economy, Not Just Economics by
Reflections on Currency Reform and the Euro by
It Has Happened—And It Will Continue to Succeed by
There Was No Analytical Alternative to the Theory of Optimum Currency Areas by
Mundell Changed His Mind by
The Secret of the Euro’s Success by
The Euro and the German Veto by
Occupational Licensing: Scant Treatment in Labor Texts by and
The Curtailment of Critical Commentary in Australian Economics by , , and
The Market for Lemmas: Evidence That Complex Models Rarely Operate in Our World by and
“Theory” and “Models”: Terminology Through the Looking Glass by and
Got Replicability? The Journal of Money, Credit and Banking Archive by
Thriving at Amazon: How Schumpeter Lives in Books Today by
Where Would Adam Smith Publish Today? The Near Absence of Math-free Research in Top Journals by and
Model Building versus Theorizing: The Paucity of Theory in the Journal of Economic Theory by and
The Internet and the Structure of Discourse: The Websites of Economists at Harvard and George Mason by and
Reasons for Supporting the Minimum Wage: Asking Signatories of the “Raise the Minimum Wage” Statement by and
The Costs of Critical Commentary in Economics Journals by
Why Has Critical Commentary Been Curtailed at Top Economics Journals? A Reply to Robert Whaples by and
Textbook Entrepreneurship: Comment on Johansson by
Decline in Critical Commentary, 1963–2004 by , , and
Information-Knowledge Symposium: Introduction by
Making Connections by
Information, Knowledge, Understanding and Wisdom by
Information, the Tip of the Tacit Iceberg by
Information-Knowledge and Action-Knowledge by
Why Distinguish Between Information and Knowledge? by
Musings on Information and Knowledge by
Why the Distinction Between Knowledge and Belief Might Matter by
Symposium on Information and Knowledge: Arrow Correspondence by
Economics Without Entrepreneurship or Institutions: A Vocabulary Analysis of Graduate Textbooks by
Size Matters: The Standard Error of Regressions in the American Economic Review by and
In Sweden, Anti-Globalizationists Dominate Public Discourse, Econ Profs Do Little by and