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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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

How new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print, and digital

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The Place Where Silent Movies Sing

How an antique, wind-powered pipe organ brings films to life

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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