The movie, however, is fictionalized. In real life, the geek-genius who saved the team studied economics at Harvard. The movie, however, changes the character's name and says he studied at Yale.
Yale? Seriously? Yale?
Random Observations for Students of Economics
I am the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where I teach introductory economics (ec 10). I use this blog to keep in touch with my current and former students. Teachers and students at other schools, as well as others interested in economic issues, are welcome to use this resource.