Monday, August 20, 2007

Now we know WHY Economics don't talk about Economics

by Ken Houghton

They have much more fun committing "Heavy Metal Heresy." (h/t Marginal Revolution)

As noted in the comments at MR:
And the conclusion that Brian Johnson is better than Bon Scott is, frankly, ridiculous. I don't deny that Johnson might yield higher efficiency ratings, but I would twist the conclusion around: the better singer is more likely to *distract* the listener from the transaction, and hence reduce efficiency.

Not only do the authors select a song covered by Pat Boone (track 3 of this album), they ignore the evidence of this film.

Next thing you know (you know what's coming), they'll decide that these singers are best of all, since people would prefer to ignore them:

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