chapter  6
The Plain Truth About Consumer Surplus
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In view of the rapid growth in the number of economic journals since the war, and the consequent shortage of conscientious and competent referees, in view also of the political biases and personal predilections to which the economic analysis of others can be subjected, the ambitious student can no longer count on being able to follow the evolution of some specialised aspect of the subject through a reading of the main journals. A few of the pertinent articles will generally turn out to be largely in error, and of those which advance the subject in some respects some will have created confusion in others.