Book Review: Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics by Joshua Hall

A pop economics book uses lessons from The Simpsons. Turn on the TV instead

Remember the episode of The Simpsons in which Homer gets fired from the nuclear plant and becomes an economist? His harebrained scheme is to write a book about the economic wisdom contained in his favorite television show. He dreams up a great title, but he’s too lazy to write the actual words, so he gets his friends to do it for him.

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