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Mad Tea Party at Disneyland c.1960. Guests are seen boarding/exiting the original Mad Tea Party in Disneyland's Fantasyland in this undated photo from around 1960. Other photos in the set are dated between 1959 and 1962. Monstro the Whale, King Arthur Carrousel, and the Skyway can be seen in the background. Evan Wohrman https://www.flickr.com/photos/lyght55/51200454472/ CC BY-SA https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

This week on my podcast, I read Expectations management, and Disneyland at a stroll, parts five and six of my ongoing Medium series on “amusement parks, crowd control, and load-balancing,” on what we can learn about aggregate demand management and scarcity from the history of queues at Disney theme parks.

Part I: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Part II: Boredom and its discontents

Part III: Now you’ve got two problems

Part IV: Managing aggregate demand

(Image: Evan Wohrman, CC BY-SA)