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Economy Of Thrones

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Economy Of Thrones

Economy Of Thrones

Economy Of Thrones

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Dragons, armies and walls. Game of Thrones was one of the most popular TV shows ever aired in the US. Its highly-anticipated final season got us thinking about the show's economics-driven takeaways...or mistakes.

We talk to population economist Lyman Stone about the economics lessons we can take away from Game of Thrones — and what Game of Thrones can teach us about the medieval economy.

Music by Ramin Djawadi for Game of Thrones theme. Find us: Twitter / Facebook / Newsletter.

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