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Finally proof

Economic logic proves Boldrin and Levine are correct

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Why, because he happens to agree with the authors? Sorry, but this is indeed a slender reed upon which to assert the authors "are correct".
David was having a tongue in cheek moment; but, seriously, if you can point out where their book is inconsistent with economic logic, have at it.
Economic logic? Surely you jest. AIM is little more than asserting causation without any basis in fact. The "facts" are of anecdotal interest, but prove nothing other than the authors' deep seated animus towards anything dealing with patents and copyrights. The book delves into the authors' interpretations of law, an endeavor for which they are ill suited. Of course, the fact they are simply wrong on far too many of their pronoucements of law seriously detracts from the points they are attempting to convey.

In sum, this particular book provides not a whit of scholarly research and economic analysis. It is little more that a diatribe calculated to cherry pick largely irrelevant facts, mold them in a manner that suits their purpose, and then openly declare that the authors are right and everyone else is wrong.

Sorry, but I expect far more from the work of scholars before I am prepared to give it serious consideration.

to mls:

pot calling kettle black: what about citing some of these supposed legal interpretative errors to bolster your argument? unless you're tongue in cheek, too.


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