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KEN ROGOFF: The Real 'Linsanity' Is The Hypocrisy Of Critics Who Cry Foul Over Superstar Pay

Everybody in Cambridge, Massachusetts can't stop talking about Jeremy Lin, writes Ken Rogoff. The Nobel Prize winning economist is a professor at Harvard, where Lin got his economics degree. Rogoff is a fan of Lin. But he uses the "Linsanity" as a launchpad to talk about the ongoing debate about huge paydays. Here's an excerpt from Rogoff's latest piece in Project Syndicate: What amazes me is the public’s blasé acceptance of the salaries of sports stars, compared to its low regard for superstars in business and finance.
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