What Do Prices “Know” That You Don’t?

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According to Prof. Michael Munger, prices (as in, the price of a carton of milk, or a new car) are akin to magic. Prices “magically” convert countless pieces of dispersed, complex information into a single signal that conveys to sellers what they should do to best benefit society. By ignoring the price system, you’re really ignoring the needs of those whom you want to serve.

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Duke Faculty Artists/Collaborators

Cited Artists/Collaborators

  • Michael C. Munger

Creation Date

  • January 2, 2013