Krugman Accused of Plagiarism

Scott Mayer
A UCLA economics professor has come forward and accused economist and Nobel Lauriat Paul Krugman of plagiarism. From Breitbart:      In an open letter to Paul Krugman, UCLA economics professor Roger Farmer alleges that Krugman stole his ideas and repackaged them in his New York Times columns. "Perhaps you have read some of my recent work: Perhaps not. I infer that you may be aware of it since your columns often select themes that closely mirror my writings, usually a day or two after they are circulated. Perhaps that is due to the coincidence fairy," writes Farmer.  Krugman disagrees: The plagiarism charges were so serious that Krugman felt compelled to address them in a curiously worded New York Times blog posting. "A somewhat belated response to Roger Farmer, who accused me of cribbing from his writings. The truth is sadder; I haven't read any of his stuff," Krugman begins. Perhaps the NSA could help get to the bottom of the above claim...(Read Full Post)