On being raised by a Nobel Laureate economist

When I was growing up, we had a ping-pong table in the basement and I spent a good deal of time playing my father. We used a sliding handicap. I started with some number of points. Every time I lost my starting score went up by one point for the next game, every time I won it went down. Gradually, over the years, it crept down to zero.

David Friedman.

1 thought on “On being raised by a Nobel Laureate economist”

  1. This is how I’d do it, too. I’ve also used a similar technique for modifying the prices of certain buildings in a board game I enjoy.

    Can I have my Nobel, please?

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