In a very engaging discussion on WSJ.com, Alex Tabarrok and Bryan Caplan, a pair of economists at George Mason University, show that Freakonomics is hardly the only place to find creative applications of economic research.
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Jared Hardy on The Startup Party
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Michael Letts on Ask Your Freakonomics Questions
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