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professional optimist
Jan 13, 2022 12 tweets 4 min read
The #ASSA2022 at the past weekend meeting offered great food for thought, cutting edge research ... and the opportunity for a small study on how empirical concurrent so-called empirical macroeconomics actually is.
Turns out it isn't empirical at all.
A 🧵. The research design was very simple: pose a straightforward question to household-name scholars from @UChicago , @Stanford , @Princeton , @UCLA , @UMNews and the @ecb ... and find yourself carried away by their truly hilarious answers.👍
But first things first.