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1989 “The Simpsons” Nobel Winner

This year’s Nobel Prize in economics have received Briton Oliver Hart and working at MIT Fin Bengt Holmström for research on the theory of contract, and quite rightly. Because the contracts are ubiquitous in our lives and they really shape the society. But the most interesting thing is that in this case, one of the winners of the predicted series the Simpsons.

Cult, aired since 1989, the animated series is known for its accurate evaluation of world-otherwise not remained so long on the screens. How accurate is this score proved us just one episode of 2010, in which the heroes of bet who will receive the Nobel Prize, and one of them Millhouse Van Houten rightly pointed Holmström.

Well, it’s not the first time when the creators of The Simpsons managed to predict the future, but they only have done similar hits has to his credit. I guess just when intelligently comments on the reality, not the way they sometimes do.

Below you can see how it looked:

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