The economics of Christmas, a holiday satire
Is Christmas Deflationary or not?
By Izabella Kaminska, FT Alphaville
As we pointed out quite some time ago, there are serious questions to be raised about the deflationary possibilities of Christmas.
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By Robert Murphy, The Ludwig Von Mises Institute
You have to read the latest article by Paul Krugman to believe it. He writes that a foggy night could prompt Santa to utilize the red nose of Rudolph—as if this would have no effect on the overall Rudolph savings of the North Pole's economy.
The fog might induce Santa to use Rudolph now but eventually this would prove to be an unsustainable investment in a roundabout process. A part of the reindeer team would have to be liquidated to restore equilibrium.
I rode on Santa's sleigh and it was surprisingly comfortable
By Henry Blodget, Business Insider
I have very long legs. The seats are made for jolly old elves. Take a look at all these pictures I took.
Here's what you need to know about this year's big Christmas econ-war
By Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider
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