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Welcome to Economics Stack Exchange elasticity6565. I was asking myself the same question as an undergrad and found that others struggle with this as well. I am now at the end of my masters degree and ...

### Learning post-keynesian and marxist economics

.. what explains the lack of pluralism in the current academic landscape? A) This is mostly due to empirical revolution in economics. In the past economics used to have a lot of schools of thought (e....
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### Does julia's speed advantage over python make any difference for DSGE modeling?

Julia is actually a lot faster than Python, also when running DSGE models. The NY FED moved their DSGE model to Julia because it allows them to: Estimate models 10x faster Complete 'solve' test 11x ...
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### Is it necessary to ask permission before including someone in the acknowledgements of a economic research paper?

In short, no it is not necessary. I have never asked anyone for permission and I have never been asked. The people I thank usually have not read my paper (rarely anyone does, to be honest), but we ...
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### Does julia's speed advantage over python make any difference for DSGE modeling?

There are certainly cases where the performance differences between Python and Julia matter, but solving a simple DSGE model is not one of them. There have been some formal comparison exercises (e.g., ...
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### Barro's (2009) rare disaster model in the AER: How to derive equation (10)?

I think Barro means in the footnote that Giovanni and Weil find the same equation, $U_t=\Phi C^{1-\gamma}$, but using the optimal path of $C_t$. In Barro's paper, the approach is different given that ...
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### Log linearising (Gali textbook)

We can easily switch between logged equations and log-deviations. To see this, note that a given equation always holds, and therefore it also holds in steady state. Hence, you can just subtract the ...
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### $\alpha$ condition and choice structure

A choice structure can be whatever it wants to be. A choice structure that is rationalizable by a preference relation must (among other things) satisfy Sen's $\alpha$. So if you want to show that a ...
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### Using web scraped data for consumer price indices

In Spanish you can reach IPC Online project in Argentina. https://ipconlinebb.wordpress.com/

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