One of the exhibits in Paris' new money museum, Citeco.
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Do consumers make rational choices? It might not sound like the title of an art exhibition, but it's a question visitors can contemplate at France's first museum aiming to reveal the arcane theories and systems underpinning the global economy.Housed in a 19th-century neo-Renaissance palace, the Citeco museum also takes up a tougher challenge -- reconcile the French with a subject often viewed with a mix of suspicion and contempt.Citeco is banking on 130,000 visitors a year, including students as young as 7 or 8 . The project was conceived after former Bank of France Gov. Christian Noyer visited Mexico City's MIDE interactive economics museum.One invites users to calculate the ideal age for retirement, all while spelling out the risks to pay-as-you-go pension systems.
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