Debt and Growth: a story of Excel coding errors leading to unemployment?

Perhaps in the near future my colleagues who are economists will have to buy malpractice insurance…
a good summary of what’s going on with the Reinhart and Rogoff paper can be found over at FT, here.

And here is my colleague Tyler Cowen’s view.

From the standpoint of data analysis and science though, there is an important case to be made here for publishing your data along with your conclusions…