How to get published in ‘top’ economics journals23 November, 2015 at 09:49 | Posted in Economics | Leave a comment
By the early 1980s it was already common knowledge among people I hung out with that the only way to get non-crazy macroeconomics published was to wrap sensible assumptions about output and employment in something else, something that involved rational expectations and intertemporal stuff and made the paper respectable. And yes, that was conscious knowledge, which shaped the kinds of papers we wrote.
More or less says it all, doesn’t it?
And for those of you who do not want to play according these sickening hypocritical rules — well, here’s one good alternative.