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How many economists does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Are you need of a good laugh about economics? If so, you probably shouldn’t listen to Planet Money’s recent podcast titled Two Radio Guys Walk Into a Bar. (Warning: Much second-hand embarrassment to be felt, though it’s worth checking out because the jokes are kind of funny.) These two could’ve taken a lesson from Yoram […]

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Buy or Bite?

I might be a few days late for Halloween, but I finally got the chance to listen to the latest Freakonomics podcast: What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics? (For new readers to this blog, I am a huge fan of applying economic principles to unconventional topics.) The podcast interviews Glen Whitman, an economist and editor […]

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