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  1. GINI RATI-Os!

    The breakfast with no equals!*

    *Actual amount of cereal included per box varies according to a surprise frequency distribution.

    82 votes
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    • Bruno Frey's Oops!

      Now available in over 25 varieties, each with the exact same contents.

      44 votes
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      • Ed Prescott's Calibrated Beta-Bits

        Lutefisk sparkled RBCs, now with 800% greater Frisch elasticity than all empirically grounded competitors!

        41 votes
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        • Noahcereal

          It's a box of sugar with nothing of substance inside.

          37 votes
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          • Arrow's Impossibility Variety Pack- "Pick 2 of 3 flavors"

            "Guaranteed not to make everyone happy"

            26 votes
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            • Kahneman Krunch

              eat it, then think about what it felt like to eat it.

              22 votes
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              • Frosted Apple Hayex

                The delicious square treat that reminds us that "The curious task of breakfast cereals is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can taste."

                20 votes
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                • Milton's Steady K%

                  "You'll want steady growth in your mouth supply!"

                  17 votes
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                  • Arrow & Debreu's "Complete"

                    A delicious way to get 100% of your contingent vitamin claims

                    17 votes
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                    • Gramsci's HegeMuesli

                      Your cereal of choice.

                      15 votes
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                      • Krugman Crunch

                        Liberal-Tize Me Captain

                        12 votes
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                        • Robert Lucas's California Raisinal Expectations Cereal

                          Yes, I know it was created by Muth, but somehow it's always Lucas's name and picture on the box.

                          11 votes
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                          • Coase's Krispies

                            No point in putting cocoa on them as our access to commodity cocoa prices is the same as yours.

                            10 votes
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                            • Tyler Cowen's Lucky Charms

                              Because Average is Over

                              10 votes
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                              • Pareto Optivita

                                Once you start buying this cereal, you can't switch brands without making at least one member of your household grumpy in the morning.

                                8 votes
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                                • Adam Smith's Specialization K

                                  A picture of a bowl filled with pins representing his pin factory.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Pigovian Trix

                                    The price includes a government surcharge to cover the damage to the environment caused by the pesticides used in grain production.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Roth's Repugnant Transaction

                                      Made with real human kidneys!

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Mises Golden Grahams

                                        Ludwig von Mises greedily guarding his Golden Grahams so that only a select few actually get them.

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Steven Cheung’s Honeycomb Cereal.

                                          So tasty there could never be a market failure.

                                          6 votes
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