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17 May 2011
http://www.economicpredictions.org/ This website provides information on the Economic Predictions Research Project (EPRP) which is being coordinated by the Wall Street Economists Institute and the LSE. It is examining the accuracy of financial predictions and financial journalism in the run up to the recession.
Topics being covered include:
Information about which top economists did or did not predict the crisis
Tracking and analysing predictions made by top think tanks
What can be done to avoid future financial crises.
The website provides free access to the research findings. It also has a useful collection of links to blogs covering financial and market regulation.