“Why the Sea Is Salty”: Folktales as Sources of Grassroots Economics

Irene Sotiropoulou

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Folklorist in the Marketplace
Subtitle of host publicationConversations at the Crossroads of Vernacular Culture and Economics
EditorsW. G. Mullins, P. Batra-Wells
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherUtah State University Press-University Press of Colorado
Pages(in press)
ISBN (Print)978-1607327844
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019

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Bibliographical note

This chapter is quite the reverse of the theme of this volume: I am the economist meddling in the realm of folklore. And I am here because I did not have many other places to look while searching to learn economics that is not taught in universities.

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Sotiropoulou, I. (2019). “Why the Sea Is Salty”: Folktales as Sources of Grassroots Economics. In W. G. Mullins, & P. Batra-Wells (Eds.), The Folklorist in the Marketplace: Conversations at the Crossroads of Vernacular Culture and Economics (pp. (in press)). USA: Utah State University Press-University Press of Colorado.