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ced5a5f5e9 And that's not your fault; it's not the fault of that literature; it's not the fault that that literature doesn't apply to certain countries and settings. Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forumWolves of Tortuga::Town Square::MOVED TO www.thewolvesoftortuga.comWolves of Tortuga::Town Square::MOVED TO www.thewolvesoftortuga.com. The reason that most empirical work was not convincing in the age of, say, Stigler and until more recently was not because there was inadequate specification testing, but because the research designs were lousy. You know, Ehrlich's work is important because it was intellectually important at the time. It's just a post--before and after kind of look, what they call a natural experiment. And that was it.
Russ: Absolutely. I've gone back and read the AER (American Economic Review) and JPE (Journal of Political Economy) from those times; they then had an explanation for why it didn't conform to their expectations and then they didn't really need to revise them so much. Page 1 of 1. Russ: So this is not a finding that you wave around too much in front of your administration, presumably. We always say that. And that problem in developing countries seems to have been solved. I think that's one of the few things that economists can point to, where they have, through empirical work, improved our understanding of something that wouldn't have otherwise been obvious to the general public or to policy makers.