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A BIT of Something for Nothing


A young economics professor prepares for an eventful semester: the first chapter from a comic novel about academia.

MIT Press BITS offer excerpts from influential MIT Press books on subjects ranging from robotics to architecture. To learn more about the book from which this BIT was excerpted, go to Something for Nothing.

About the Author

Michael W. Klein is William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs at the Fletcher School, Tufts University.