A Deficit of Economics

Apparently one of the major studies cited by conservatives to justify the need for austerity and budget cuts has been discredited. Here are two articles describing the problems.

From Quartz: An Economists Mea Culpa

From Alternet: Meet the 28 Year Old

And here is an economic paper analyzing and criticizing the original study: A World Upside Down

 

Author: Mike

I am a patent attorney in Lexington, Kentucky. My law firm web site is http://www.coblenzlaw.com. I ran for State Representative in 2010 and lost in the primary. Many of these posts are based on writing that I did for that election. Rather than delete it all, I decided to dump it onto the internet.

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