Big blunders in published research

In the wake of the Reinhart Rogoff errors, Catherine Rampell at the NYT provides an overview of recent research blunders in the field of economics.

As hard as we try no research is perfect. Reflecting on these errors helps put the mistakes I’ve made in perspective. These errors also help make the case for replication and data sharing – a topic we’ve discussed frequently at the CRCFBB.

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