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Reinhart and Rogoff Say Attacks on Their Study on Debt Are Sad

Economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff have been the targets of vicious attacks after UMass graduate students exposed an error in their research.

Specifically, Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash and Robert Pollin found that Reinhart and Rogoff made a computational error in their 2010 paper “Growth in a Time of Debt.”

Source: Business Insider. Read full article. (link)

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