Bart Wilson

Bart J. Wilson holds the Donald P. Kennedy Endowed Chair in economics and law at Chapman University in Orange, California, where his four colleagues and he recently founded the Economic Science Institute. Blogging is a new avocation for Bart
  • Is fairness cross-cultural, or not?

    A couple of days ago, I wrote a post on fairness, and what the odd history of the word might mean for markets.  The esteemed James Surowiecki, whose…

  • Fair's fair

    For the past 25 years experimental economists--of which I am one--have been infatuated with a pie-splitting problem known as the Ultimatum Game.…

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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