Experimental economics: Trade an island for a debt

Paul V. Kane, described as “a former international security fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School”, published (in the New York Times) his idea to solve two nations’ economic problems in a single stroke. He suggests that the United States should sell Taiwan to China for one trillion dollars.

(Thanks to investigator Jonas Nyman of the University of Borås for bringing this to our attention.)

BONUS: Here’s an alternate perspective on the idea, presented by a group in Taiwan: