“He climbed the stairs to the top of a contraption that had been constructed just days before, in a city with no building codes. Heavy metal was blaring. Mr. Romer was trussed into place. A guy with “PEE HERE” painted on his back took his glasses. And then someone gave him a push.” A Nobel-Winning Economist Goes to Burning Man. “Amid the desert orgies, Paul Romer investigates a provocative question: Is this bacchanal a model of urban planning?” (If Romer can work orgies into the future of cities, he should get another Nobel…)