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Homer economicus : the Simpsons and economics / edited by Joshua Hall.

Contributor(s): Hall, Joshua C.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: ECON HB 2014 644671Publication: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford, California : ǂb Stanford Economics and Finance, an imprint of Stanford University Press, c2014Description: xii, 241 p.ISBN: 9780804791717; 0804791716.Subject(s): Simpsons (Television program) | Microeconomics | Economics
Contents:
Scarcity, specialization, and squishees : The Simpsons as homo economicus / Anthony M. Carilli -- Where the invisible hand has only four fingers : supply, demand, and the market process in Springfield / Douglas Rogers and Peter J. Boettke -- A pile of Krusty burgers embiggens the fattest man : obesity, incentives, and unintended consequences in 'King size Homer' / Art Carden -- Twenty dollars can buy many peanuts! : money and The Simpsons / Andrew T. Young -- Thank you, come again : the pursuit of profits in Springfield / Gregory M. Randolph -- They have the Internet on computers now? : entrepreneurship in The Simpsons / Per L. Bylund, Christopher M. Holbrook, and Peter G. Klein -- I've got a monopoly to maintain! : market failure in The Simpsons / Diana W. Thomas -- Will you stop that infernal racket!?! : externalities and The Simpsons / Justin M. Ross -- Mayors, monorails, and morons : government failure in The Simpsons / John Considine -- Coming to Homerica : the economics of immigration / Seth R. Gitter and Robert J. Gitter -- Donut and dimed : labor markets in The Simpsons / David T. Mitchell -- Paging Dr. Hibbert : what The Simpsons can teach us about health economics / Lauren Heller -- At first I thought prohibition was a good thing : the economics of alcohol control / Mark Thornton -- Mr. Burns' casino : the economics of casino gambling / Douglas M. Walker and Shannon M. Kelly -- Homer economicus or Homer sapiens? : behavioral economics in The Simpsons / Jodi Beggs -- From rabbit ears to flat screen : it's getting better all the time / Steven Horwitz and Stewart Dompe.
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Scarcity, specialization, and squishees : The Simpsons as homo economicus / Anthony M. Carilli -- Where the invisible hand has only four fingers : supply, demand, and the market process in Springfield / Douglas Rogers and Peter J. Boettke -- A pile of Krusty burgers embiggens the fattest man : obesity, incentives, and unintended consequences in 'King size Homer' / Art Carden -- Twenty dollars can buy many peanuts! : money and The Simpsons / Andrew T. Young -- Thank you, come again : the pursuit of profits in Springfield / Gregory M. Randolph -- They have the Internet on computers now? : entrepreneurship in The Simpsons / Per L. Bylund, Christopher M. Holbrook, and Peter G. Klein -- I've got a monopoly to maintain! : market failure in The Simpsons / Diana W. Thomas -- Will you stop that infernal racket!?! : externalities and The Simpsons / Justin M. Ross -- Mayors, monorails, and morons : government failure in The Simpsons / John Considine -- Coming to Homerica : the economics of immigration / Seth R. Gitter and Robert J. Gitter -- Donut and dimed : labor markets in The Simpsons / David T. Mitchell -- Paging Dr. Hibbert : what The Simpsons can teach us about health economics / Lauren Heller -- At first I thought prohibition was a good thing : the economics of alcohol control / Mark Thornton -- Mr. Burns' casino : the economics of casino gambling / Douglas M. Walker and Shannon M. Kelly -- Homer economicus or Homer sapiens? : behavioral economics in The Simpsons / Jodi Beggs -- From rabbit ears to flat screen : it's getting better all the time / Steven Horwitz and Stewart Dompe.

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