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Better to be rough and relevant than to be precise and irrelevant: Reddaway's legacy to economics

Ajit Singh.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8533 words.

Professor W. B. Reddaway (known to friends and colleagues as Brian Reddaway) was an exceptional economist who had a huge influence on how economics in Cambridge has been taught and...

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The current economic crisis: its nature and the course of academic economics

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Systems; General Economics and Teaching; Economic Methodology; Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Economic History; Financial Institutions and Services; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; Capitalist Systems; Individual Economists. 11027 words.

The current crisis has triggered significant debate concerning economic theory and policy. Largely absent from this debate is an informed discussion of the methods used by economists in...

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The gender wage gap among PhDs in the UK

Ute Schulze.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; General Economics; Particular Labour Markets; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 13296 words.

This article analyses the gender wage gap (GWG) among PhD graduates in the UK 42 months after their graduation in 2004–5. We find a sizeable overall GWG of 19 log percentage points, which...

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The great crash of 2008 and the reform of economics

Geoffrey M. Hodgson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; General Economics; Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8192 words.

The 2008 economic crash led to remarkable shifts of opinion among world leaders. Does this crisis create favourable conditions for the reform and revitalisation of economics itself—from a...

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On the Relationship between the Student-Advisor Match and Early Career Research Productivity for Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D.s

Christiana E. Hilmer and Michael J. Hilmer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8117 words.

We use a unique data set on students receiving their Ph.D.s from top-ranked agricultural and resource economics programs to investigate how the ranking of a student's dissertation advisor...

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Symbolic Mathematics Programs: A Tool for the Applied Economist

Brent A. Gloy and Paul V. Preckel.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 0 words.

The power of the symbolic mathematics program Maple is demonstrated for teaching topics from microeconomics (the benefits of portfolio diversification) and econometrics (a geometric...

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Where modern macroeconomics went wrong

Joseph E Stiglitz.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; General Aggregative Models. 20055 words.

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This paper provides a critique of the DSGE models that have come to dominate macroeconomics during the past quarter-century. It argues that at the...