The art of research

I recently had two conversations with third-year PhD students about how to do research. Both of them started with the students asking me if

Does X cause Y? (part two of many)

I was going to write more about quasi-experimental methods, but then I realized why these are usually discussed last in econometrics/empirical methods books. In

Review of “We Have No Idea”

I loved PhD Comicsas a grad student. Frankly, I still find them quite relatable as an Assistant Professor (and in a few years, I