Tag Archives: Vampires

Vampire Freakonomics Redux

Originally posted on prior probability:
https://twitter.com/freakonomics/status/528547453524803585 Check out this fun Freakonomics podcast featuring economists Steve Horwitz and Glen Whitman as well as yours truly, and while you’re at it, why not check out the Economics of the Undead blog too?

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Vampire Freakonomics

What Can Vampires Teach Us About Economics? http://t.co/rLJzvcwnBj — freakonomics (@freakonomics) November 1, 2014 Check out this fun Freakonomics podcast featuring economists Steve Horwitz and Glen Whitman as well as yours truly, and while you’re at it, why not check out the Economics of the Undead blog too?

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Vampiric Medical Technology

Originally posted on Economics of the Undead:
Guest Post by Enrique Guerra-Pujol In Chapter 12 (“Buy or Bite?”) of The Economics of the Undead, I observed how most members of the vampire race resort to coercion, compulsion, and confiscation to…

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The Ethics and Economics of Vampire Re-ensoulment

Originally posted on Economics of the Undead:
(cross-posted at the Volokh Conspiracy) io9 contributor Greta Christina, after re-watching the second season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, raises serious questions about the ethics of vampire-slaying.  SPOILER:  At the end of Season…

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“Buy or bite?”

That is the title of my contribution to the upcoming book Economics of the Undead: Blood, Brains, and Benjamins, edited by Glen Whitman and James P. Dow. If you are into vampires, then read my essay, the latest draft of which … Continue reading

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