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12-05-2012, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by DAChampion View Post

So you have one person, who probably isn't independent, and somehow you know what "most independent sports economists" think ???

Yes, because the dismal science a great analytical and predictive track record :-)

Anyway you should have your own opinion rather than delegating to experts. Always think for yourself if you're in a position to do so. I know a lot of experts at various subjects. I'm an expert. Experts often know what they're talking about. But often, they're wrong, it happens. This will probably happen even more often in a discipline like economics than say physics, as the former has weaker foundations.

If you post his actual argument, I might be impressed. But right now it's just a conclusion and a credential. It has no value.
It is my own opinion. I have had this opinion for many years. Just because someone else has the same opinion, does it not make his only. Surely, that is a false argument.

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