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Volume 18  Number 3  •  Winter 2014
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Ten Economic Lessons from The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
By Robert M. Whaples
This article appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of The Independent Review

John Huston’s 1948 film classic The Treasure of the Sierra Madre demonstrates a clever grasp of economic principles. Watching it closely uncovers lessons about entrepreneurship, the importance of property rights, the creation of value, and many other topics—but, alas, no “stinkin’ badges.”

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Other Independent Review articles by Robert M. Whaples
    Winter 2018   Symposium on Immigration: An Introduction
    Winter 2018   The Death of Humanity and the Case for Life
    Fall 2017   The One Hundredth Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
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