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Plunder Economics 101

The gold-coin contents of the cliche' pirate/dungeon treasure chest, how much would that be worth today? Assume a stereotypical treasure chest, knee high to an adult, filled with gold escudos in excellent condition. How much would the chest and contents sell for? Could you sell it?
posted by The Whelk on Aug 10, 2012 - 9 answers

Externalities and government intervention

Do externalities (political or economic) necessarily constitute a market failure and thereby justify government intervention?
posted by espada0 on Dec 12, 2011 - 12 answers

Help me understand economics!

I was watching The Social Network yesterday when I realised that I don't know a thing about how economics work. What is stock dilution? What's a subprime? What are they selling in the stock market? Where can I find a simple, for-dummies guide to understanding modern economics? [more inside]
posted by Senza Volto on Oct 29, 2010 - 18 answers

Is there anything that conservatives think WON'T benefit from the market?

Examples of anything that conservatives DON'T think would benefit from the free market? [more inside]
posted by jnnla on Sep 13, 2009 - 35 answers

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