Thursday, May 3, 2018

Jason Smith — Letter to Dirk Bezemer

It appears I have to attempt to contact Dirk Bezemer directly for people to take my claims seriously that Bezemer has misquoted and fabricated quotes in his papers claiming that some economists using "accounting" or "flow of funds" models were able to predict the global financial crisis and widespread recession. I believe this kind of controversy is best to keep in the open instead of being conducted through private email. The point of publication is in part to put academics and researchers on the record as well as hold them publicly accountable. However, I have written an email to Professor Bezemer at the only email address I have for him (listed in his unpublished paper). In the interest of open discussion, I reproduce that email below....
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Letter to Dirk Bezemer
Jason Smith

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