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Murder and the Economist

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Author:Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Description: The prominent role of economic principles is certainly evident in all the mysteries of Marshall Jevons. It doesn't take long for protagonist Henry Spearman to begin invoking economic theory in Murder at the Margin, which started the series off in 1978. On his way to the island of St. John in the Caribbean, he ponders the apparent paradox of finding less time to enjoy vacations and leisure activities as his income increased substantially...

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Economics

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