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Confession of an Economist: Writing to Impress Rather than Inform


  • David R. Hakes


In this paper I confess the following sin: I deliberately complicated a piece of research to advance its prospects of being published.

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  • David R. Hakes, 2009. "Confession of an Economist: Writing to Impress Rather than Inform," Econ Journal Watch, Econ Journal Watch, vol. 6(3), pages 349-351, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ejw:journl:v:6:y:2009:i:3:p:349-351

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    preference falsification; confession;

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    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics


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