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Of course we should be suspicious.

But if the paper is a direct calculation in the framework of a standard model, and that the calculation is correct, then whoever made it should not change the view that it is, indeed, correct.

And I don't dispute that neo-classical and Austrians judge the author rather than the argument. But since we complain when they do, it seems that we indeed find it an inappropriate course of action.

That being said, Mankiw was my first example of clearly paid hack during the discussion with the previously mentioned LSE speaker at the following drinks.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Thu Jan 1st, 2015 at 06:07:05 AM EST
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