6. (2014 April) Video: Monopoly’s Origins

“The recent announcement that Hasbro would be conducting an online vote to decidewhich “house rules” to officially incorporate into Monopoly got us thinking about the rules of the venerable board game and what, if anything, they tell us about economics. So we asked Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent Jordan Weissman and local gaming authority Steve Heisler to sit down for a round of the board game and a conversation about economic theory.”


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