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Maplestory Economics


This article examines the economic theories present in the massively popular MMORPG, Maplestory, as well as provides an insight into the relevance to real world businesses and economies. It also makes you wonder why someone would even write 20,000 words on a game for kids.

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How it all started

Chapter 1

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Humble Beginnings

Chapter 2


A Game of Monopoly

Chapter 3

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Money, The Most Efficient Worker

Chapter 4

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Demand & Supply Elasticity

Chapter 5

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Stretchable Incomes

Chapter 6

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Competitive Markets

Chapter 7

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By The Margin

Chapter 8

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When Free Markets Fail

Chapter 9


Market Structures

Chapter 10

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Chapter 11



Chapter 12

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The rise of Maple Auction

Special Chapter

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The Wolf of Maple Street

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