M.C. Escher, Economist

by Joey deVilla on February 25, 2009

I like Mark McHugh’s theory that M.C. Escher’s art was in fact his representations of economic theories. For example, here’s trickle-down economics (the very mention of which always causes me to say “Laffer? You brought her!”):

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This one’s for sustained growth:

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And this is deficit financing:

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