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Patt Morrison asks: UCLA economist Jana Gallus on the value of intrinsically valueless baubles like the Oscar

A few of the world’s truly great honors and awards are accompanied by truly great checks. The Nobel Prize, for one, comes with something close to a million dollars. The Oscars, though, which are handed out Sunday, are merely coated in gold.

Since the mid-20th century, winners can only sell them…


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Source: LA Times

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