Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics

Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics

Joshua Hall

In Homer Economicus a solid of vigorous members takes a box journey to Springfield, the place the Simpsons show that economics is far and wide. through exploring the place of birth of television's first relations, this booklet presents readers with the industrial instruments and insights to lead them at paintings, at domestic, and on the poll box.

Since The Simpsons facilities at the day-by-day lives of the Simpson kin and its colourful pals, 3 beginning chapters concentrate on person habit and decision-making, introducing readers to the industrial frame of mind concerning the global. half II publications readers via six chapters on funds, markets, and executive. a 3rd and ultimate part discusses well timed themes in utilized microeconomics, together with immigration, playing, and future health care as obvious in The Simpsons. Reinforcing the nuts and bolts specified by any ideas textual content in an pleasing and culturally suitable means, this publication is a wonderful educating source that may even be at domestic at the bookshelf of an avid reader of dad economics.

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