Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Money on Gilligan's Island

In the tradition of Larry Niven's Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex comes another essay from someone with way too much time on their hands. Freelance writer B.K. Marcus has an article on the Ludwig von Mises Institute site about the economic theory of money as used on Gilligan's Island. More than you ever wanted to know about fiat paper, Iraqi Dinars, and trading coconuts. At least, it was more than I ever aspired to know on the subject.


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