Monthly Archives: December 2011

Paper Talk: RDD and a Fatal Flaw!

As I’m embarking on my first research project ever, I thought it would be sort of fun to discuss an awesome paper with a fatal flaw. The idea is cool, the data is cool, and at first glance it seems like the perfect RDD (regression discontinuity design.) BUT, lo and behold, there’s a wrench in […]

hello world!

this is the first post on my econ blog. I’m no Greg Mankiw or VoxEU, but here’s to some cool research and even cooler questions.