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Incentives in "King Sized Homer" - The Simpsons
by Dirk Mateer `

Homer attempts to gain a large amount of weight in order to claim disability pay and also to be able to work at home. This amusing scene is one of my favorite examples of moral hazard and it provides a really amusing example of how well intentioned policies are often abused.

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"King Sized Homer" - The Simpsons by Created by Matt Groening, Directed by Jim Reardon, Written by Dan Greaneyn (1995) Homer attempts to gain a large amount of weight in order to claim disability pay and insurance.