NMSU Roundup: “Video game labor yields economic value” (Nardi quoted)

April 24, 2015

A visiting professor of anthropology to New Mexico State University gave a presentation on April 17 about the economic benefits that video game developers get from the free labor of their players.

Bonnie Nardi is an anthropologist in the School of Information and Computer Science at University of California – Irvine. Nardi started studying “World of Warcraft” almost 10 years ago when some of the undergraduates she was teaching started talking about such games as “WoW” and “EverQuest.”

Read the full story on NSMU’s The Roundup website.