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Economies of Scale

Reader comment on item: No One Said Security Comes Cheap
in response to reader comment: Airport Security

Submitted by Jack Winnett (Israel), Sep 2, 2006 at 14:29

Dear Dr. Pipes,

I understand that the costs quoted include all aspects of security, not only the payroll for the screeners.

I have great regard and respect for your analyses and conclusions, but as an industrial engineer myself it seems to me that you are oversimplifying this one and reaching a possibly invalid conclusion.

Respectfully,

JW

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Daniel Pipes replies:

I am not assuming anything, merely using the information in the article I quoted. Also, I discuss "security" not "screeners."

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