Fairy-tale Economics

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Three mischievous reworkings of fairy tales by Bridget Rosewell.

1: Jack and the Beanstalk.

The story becomes a fable of entrepreneurial risk-taking in a free-market economy.

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Three mischievous reworkings of fairy tales, by Bridget Rosewell.

2: Cinderella.

A parable of consumerism, with Cinders herself as a lesson in brand management.

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Three mischievous reworkings of fairy tales, by Bridget Rosewell.

2: Cinderella.

A parable of consumerism, with Cinders herself as a lesson in brand management.

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Three mischievous reworkings of fairy tales, by Bridget Rosewell.

3: The Elves and the Shoemaker.

Could the genial old shoemaker be an exponent of the sweat shop? A reworking of the tale as a guide to profit, loss and exploitation.

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Three mischievous reworkings of fairy tales, by Bridget Rosewell.

3: The Elves and the Shoemaker.

Could the genial old shoemaker be an exponent of the sweat shop? A reworking of the tale as a guide to profit, loss and exploitation.

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