My take on “Top5itis”

I’ve recently had a number of conversations about the value and incentives of publishing in the top 5 economics journals. Why do people try

Is it immoral to be rich?

About once a month, I come across a Facebook post or online article that expresses a sentiment along the lines of “If you have

Does X cause Y? (part four of many)

To stick with the stereotype of economists being dismal, I’d like to keep discussing ways in which experimental evidence can be misleading. Again, use