Views among Economists: Professional Consensus or Point-Counterpoint?
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We would like to thank Anil Kashyap for inspiring us to write this paper, and both Anil Kashyap and Brian Barry for comments on an earlier draft. We also thank Paul Krugman, Monika Piazzesi, and Justin Wolfers for their insights as discussants at the 2013 ASSA meetings, and seminar participants at UC San Diego. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.