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Prices move slowly, wages are downwardly rigid, nominal interest rates cannot be very negative, etc. The early years of the euro have seen an unprecedented divergence in labour costs and inflation between European countries. Every economist involved in the public debate has already been insulted by people who disagree with the results presented for purely cahucc reasons.

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From Theory to Estimates. This landmark graduate-level text combines depth and breadth of coverage with recent, cutting-edge work in all the major areas of modern labor economics.

For the same reason, I tended to be against the creation of a new section of heterodox economists, supported by the French association of political economists AFEPbecause I see an intellectual cost to the segmentation of the world of economists.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To quote Angus Deaton once again, in a recent interview he did with the newspaper Le Monde:. In the absence of clarification, these remarks become problematic.


I would go so far as to say that we are living in a Keynesian moment, with great financial instability and massive macroeconomic imbalances Ragot, Some criticisms lower the intellectual debate to the level of personal insults. Use mdy dates from June Matthieu Chemin and Etienne Wasmer, The public zylberberrg of economists outside the consensus is necessary and useful.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Journal of the European Economic Association13 4pp. Pierre Cahuc’s research focuses mainly on labour economics. The science of economics has strong political implications, and is therefore always attacked when generates disturbing results.

The charge is serious; the point is not to deny the zylverberg of economic experiments but to understand their limitations and to recognize that there are many other approaches in economics natural or controlled experiments constitute only a small percentage of the empirical work in economics.

Here is a concrete illustration of cabuc problem with this approach.

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Quarterly Journal of Economics3pp. The book does not discuss laboratory experiments conducted in economics see Levitt and List, The main argument is that it is well known that reducing charges in the neighbourhood of the SMIC has a much bigger impact on employment than for higher wage levels.

For the same reason, giving a consensus among economists the status of truth Cahuc, Zylberberg, p. The book moves back and forth between factual data and theoretical reasoning. In short, the relationship of data to economics involves multiple methods that can yield conflicting results.


“The economic negationism” of Cahuc and Zylberberg: the first-order economy

This page was last edited on 8 Juneat This book is on a slippery slope in the intellectual debate that is heading towards a caricature zylbberberg debate and verbal abuse. However, assertions in the book that are at the borderline of reason ultimately make it a caricature that is probably counter-productive. Economics Bulletin32 2pp. The very title of the book proceeds from great violence.

Macroeconomics1 1pp. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The heart of the book is the claim that economic science produces knowledge to treat social ills that is on the same scientific level as medicine.

European Economic Review40 7pp.

“The economic negationism” of Cahuc and Zylberberg: the first-order economy – OFCE le blog

From the Classical Model to the Keynesian View. American Economic Review5pp. Econometric techniques will in all likelihood make more intense use of structural econometrics. To quote Cauuc Deaton once again, in a recent interview he did with the newspaper Le Monde: Minimum wage unemployment and growth.

Economists without formal academic credentials play a legitimate role in this debate, even if their opinions differ from xylberberg of other researchers with longer CVs.