In Homer Economicus a cast of lively contributors takes a field trip to Springfield, where the Simpsons reveal that economics is everywhere. By exploring the. HomerEconomicus:UsingTheSimpsonstoTeachEconomicsJoshuaHall*West VirginiaUniversityGettingstudentstounderstandtheeconomicwayofthinkingmight be. Read “Homer Economicus The Simpsons and Economics” by with Rakuten Kobo . In Homer Economicus a cast of lively contributors takes a field trip to.
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A third and final section discusses timely topics in applied microeconomics, including immigration, gambling, and health care as seen in The Simpsons.
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Kelly Homer economicus or Homer sapiens? Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Note also that the book takes a firmly free-market perspective on economics, so those of you who prefer praise of socialism and central planning will feel accosted during this book.
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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. A utopia-fantasy of some that we all can share everything and everyone will have all their desires met will not hold up in economics.
The Simpsons is an excellent window onto the world of economics, and this book shows you how and why. May 14, Imprint: Since The Simpsons centers economicue the daily lives of the Simpson family and its colorful neighbors, three opening chapters focus on individual behavior and decision-making, introducing readers to the economic way of thinking about the world.
Reinforcing the nuts and bolts laid out in any principles text in an entertaining and culturally relevant way, this book is an excellent teaching resource that will also be at home on the bookshelf of an avid reader of pop economics. In Homer Economicus a cast of lively contributors takes a field trip to Springfield, where the Simpsons reveal that economics is everywhere. Trivia About Homer Economicus A third and final section discusses timely topics in applied microeconomics, including immigration, gambling, and health care as seen in The Simpsons.
A very good, thorough, book on economics, using events from The Simpsons. Gitter Donut and dimed: By exploring the hometown of television’s first family, this book provides readers with the economic tools and insights to guide them at work, at home, and at the ballot box. Alex Peck rated it really liked it Oct 26, Hhomer 06, Christine rated it really liked it. Carilli Where the invisible hand has only four fingers: Open Preview See a Problem?
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Quotes from Homer Economicus In a book that will hoemr the imaginations of avid readers of pop economics, Hall manages to pull together a collection that references all the characters in the popular television show. John rated it really liked it Feb 14, The Golden Century of Oil — Thomas Will you stop that infernal racket!?! Past, Present, and Future ,” Chapters ,in: By exploring the hometown of television’s first family, this book provides readers with the economic tools and insights to guide them at work, at home, and at the ballot box.
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