Grape Economists

The latest MRU video in our series Economists in the Wild features Orley Ashenfelter talking about his research on wine. One thing I hadn’t known is that Orley used his regressions to figure out that New Jersey was actually a great place to start a vineyard, and he did! See also the results from the Judgment of Princeton.

Here’s a free assignment to help connect this video to class:

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