In response to a lawsuit by the U.S. government, Intrade will now bar Americans from participating in its popular betting markets. So where are political junkies going to go to get predictions about the 2016 election?
Some multiplayer video games have now become so massive and complex that companies are hiring economists to make sure their virtual worlds aren't wracked by hyperinflation and chaos. At the same time, economists are realizing that they might be able to revolutionize their field by studying video games more closely. An in-depth look at an unlikely partnership.