Housefull Economics

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture

Get That Jaguar!

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 34, Mr Sukh-E discovers the Signalling value of Conspicuous Consumption.

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A Few Good Men

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 33, Pablo Escobar shows how cartels arise and distort markets.

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Beware of the Survivor

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 32, Mark Zuckerberg and Gurukant Desai illustrate the Survivorship Bias.

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Who’s That Girl?

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 30, Aishwarya Rai encounters the Cheerleader Effect.

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A Strange Coincidence

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 28, Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor hook up thanks to the Law of Truly Large Numbers.

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What a Lot of Bull!

Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 26, Ferdinand the Bull is a victim of the Law of Small Numbers.

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