The Invisible Hand | Jul 4, 2012 | 27:30

Gold vs. Chickens

In this episode we explore the value, price and utility of two commodities. When the gold standard of economic backup plans goes up against one of the most fowl, it's up to an economist to judge which one would be most valuable when traditional economies fail, like if there were a zombie apocalypse.

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