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  •  Not that academic plagiarism is a rarity. (3+ / 0-)
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    ericlewis0, The Marti, blue aardvark

    The trick for years in Economics was to borrow from mathematicians. Then mathematicians moved over to Economics in droves, pretty much taking over the field at the big universities.

    Too bad they missed the Black Swan and Shock Doctrine patterns. But that took brains -- not that the Operations Research folks hadn't worked this ground for specific crisis evaluations for years without general recognition.

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