Economics and Thanos

After seeing Avengers Endgame yesterday my wife and were discussing how the earth loosing half its population would affect the state of world markets and also the fundamental shift it would cause in the social fabric in society. We both love Planet Money so it was an interesting conversation and its something I hope the story at team at Marvel tries to approach (that is the real genius behind sci-fi is that you can look at the world thru a different lense and make your audience think). I was therefore super pleased to see that the team behind Marketplace approached the movie from that angle and I really enjoyed their article. I highly recommend anyone interested in armchair economics to give it a read.