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Darwin Economics

Natural selection also applies to the economy’s greater good

Economist Robert Frank uses a wide variety of analogies, including the antlers of a Bull elk and mandatory helmet rules for hockey players, to illustrate why what is good for one is not always good for all.

See also: Occupy Wall Street movement

He also uses many of Darwin’s theories of natural selection to explain why competitive spending can lead to large-scale problems in a national economy, suggesting small unobtrusive changes in taxation policy that could save billions of dollars in his book, The Darwin Economy.

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