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Checking the Czechs: Consensus and Dissention Among Czech Economists

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  • Dan Šťastný
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    Traditional consensus surveys among economists seem to suffer from two shortcomings. First, they target the consensus issue in a way that tends to underestimate the agreement among economists, and second, they fail to offer information about how much economists'

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    Article provided by University of Economics, Prague in its journal Prague Economic Papers.

    Volume (Year): 2011 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 366-380

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    Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlpep:v:2011:y:2011:i:4:id:405:p:366-380

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    Keywords: transfer of knowledge; economic policy; consensus survey;

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    1. Whaples, Robert, 1995. "Where Is There Consensus Among American Economic Historians? The Results of a Survey on Forty Propositions," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 55(01), pages 139-154, March.
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    7. Walter Block & Michael A. Walker, 1988. "Entropy in the Canadian Economics Profession: Sampling Consensus on the Major Issues," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 14(2), pages 137-150, June.
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