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Author @ the Library: "The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do," with Eduardo Porter, the Economic Scene columnist at The New York Times.

June 25, 2013

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library

A commentator specializing in business, regulation, trade and international economic relations, reveals refreshing new insights into the relationships between human behavior and economic activity.  He uncovers the true story behind the prices we pay and reveals what those prices are actually telling us.  He takes us on a global economic adventure, from comparing the relative prices of a vote in corrupt São Tomé and in the ostensibly aboveboard United States to assessing the cost of happiness in Bhutan to deducing the dollar value we assign to human life.