Larry Summer’s took a seemingly unpragmatic approach to arguing for pragmatic work in economics.
Creativity and communication are given little importance in graduate economic education, but are highly important to Ph.D. economists on the job.
Most econometrics studies no one is interested in replicating, attempts to replicate would be difficult, and if replicated, most findings would be found false.
Robert Martinson was incarcerated for being a Freedom Rider in Mississippi in 1967. Exaggerated details in 1972 present that experience as formational.
A much longer manuscript apparently was abbreviated and edited to form The Effectiveness of Correctional Treatment.