'They Have the Internet on Computers Now?' Entrepreneurship and Economics in the Simpsons

Hall, J.C., Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics, New York: Springer

12 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2010 Last revised: 29 Nov 2010

Per L. Bylund

School of Entrepreneurship; Baylor University - Department of Management & Entrepreneurship; Baylor University - John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship; Ratio Institute; Ludwig von Mises Institute

Christopher M. Holbrook

University of Missouri, Department of Political Science

Peter G. Klein

Baylor University, Department of Entrepreneurship; Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Strategy and Management; Mises Institute

Date Written: November 7, 2010

Abstract

This paper discusses the theoretical and empirical body of research on entrepreneurship, and uses the long-lasting television series The Simpsons to illustrate the main points, approaches, and problems in the literature.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Simpsons

JEL Classification: M13

Suggested Citation

Bylund, Per L. and Holbrook, Christopher M. and Klein, Peter G., 'They Have the Internet on Computers Now?' Entrepreneurship and Economics in the Simpsons (November 7, 2010). Hall, J.C., Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics, New York: Springer. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1711252

Per L. Bylund (Contact Author)

School of Entrepreneurship ( email )

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Baylor University - Department of Management & Entrepreneurship ( email )

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Baylor University - John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship ( email )

United States

Ratio Institute ( email )

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Sweden

Ludwig von Mises Institute ( email )

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Christopher M. Holbrook

University of Missouri, Department of Political Science ( email )

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Columbia, MI 65211-6030
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Peter G. Klein

Baylor University, Department of Entrepreneurship ( email )

Waco, TX 76798
United States
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Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Strategy and Management ( email )

Breiviksveien 40
N-5045 Bergen
Norway

Mises Institute ( email )

Auburn, AL
United States

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