Elsevier have a right to price their journals as they see fit, but they must be honest in their reasoning and not attack boycotters with untruths

“I am managing director of an Elsevier journal, Explorations in Economic History. Recently, some 6000 global academics have decided to refuse to cooperate with Elsevier, citing its high-price policy. The chief executive of Reed Elsevier, Erik Engstrom, said that all objections ‘are based on misstatements or misunderstandings of the fact’. This is simply not correct …” (more)

[Tim Leunig, Impact of Social Sciences, 22 February]

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