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Edward Castronova

Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Edward Castronova is Professor of Telecommunications at Indiana University and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Castronova specializes in the study of games, technology, and society. Notable works include Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games (University of Chicago Press, 2005), Exodus to the Virtual World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), Virtual Economies: Analysis and Design (with Vili Lehdonvirta, MIT Press, forthcoming), and Wildcat Currency: The Virtual Transformation of the Economy (Yale University Press, forthcoming).

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