Stephen Colbert Reviews Reinhart and Rogoff with Thomas Herndon

April 26th, 2013
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Econintersect:  Recent reports and critiques of the UMass graduate student's (Thomas Herndon) review of the influential 2010 paper by Reinhart and Rogoff "Growth in a Time of Debt" have received much attention on Global Economic Intersection pages.  (Links at end of this article.)

But how can anything be thoroughly reviewed until Stephen Colbert pour over the details?  In the two video segments below, Colbert sets the satge (Video 1) and then interviews Herndon (Video 2).


[Two videos after the Read more >> jump.]

Follow up:

Video 1:

Video 2:


See also:

Growth in a Time of Debt

Does High Public Debt Consistently Stifle Economic Growth? A Critique of Reinhart and Rogo ff

Global Economic Intersection articles about Reinhart and Rogoff.

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