Free Labor for Costly Journals?
This paper discusses the economics of academic journal publishing. It presents data on pricing of journals to libraries by non-profit and commercial publishers. It advocates the view that scholars should refrain from doing free refereeing for overpriced journals.
|Date of creation:||22 Jun 2001|
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|Note:||Type of Document - pdf file of TeX document; prepared on Linux; to print on HP/PostScript/ ; pages: 25; figures: . to appear in Journal of Economic Perspectives|
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