Chickenomics: A Fowl Approach to Economics

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For most of us, our knowledge of economics is limited to knowing that the guy who texts you “Is the non-working vacuum you listed on Facebook Marketplace still available?” will never respond once you reply “Yes.”

But there’s some people out there who actually understand economics. They are nerds, but they are much, much richer than us, so we won’t insult them anymore, lest they pork belly the soy bean futures and quantitatively ease our Roth 401-Boglehead. Here, have a non-working vacuum as a peace offering!

How did these people come to understand this complicated field? Some give credit to their “advanced degrees” and “years of study.” But we know the truth: they watched a 20-minute short taught by a six-foot chicken. 

Chickenomics combines scholarly topics such as “Consumer Sovereingty” with a mascot who once pulled Tommy Lasorda’s pants down. The Famous Chicken does not appear to have any formal economic training, so ask yourself, would you rather this short was hosted by Jim Cramer? By the end of the presentation you’ll have answers to some of the top economic questions such as “Why the hell did I throw away all my Pokémon cards?” and “The Chicken makes HOW much???”

Please join Conor & Sean for Chickenomics. (We sincerely mean the "please" - we really need a new vacuum…)

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TV-14

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September 9, 2022

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22 minutes