Thursday, December 29, 2005
Monday, December 19, 2005
I always knew this
Wednesday, December 14, 2005
The cost of motherhood
Adverse selection: is it just a good story?
The market for lemons is simple enough for your friends to
understand but profound enough for them to be impressed at your learning, so it's a hard story not to tell!
Lots of interesting stuff on adverse selection in this post. (hat tip to Jared Barton via Mark McBride)
Friday, December 09, 2005
What's happening in the economy?
Thursday, December 08, 2005
Whence came the high deficit?
So if you think that the federal government's spending has grown too
fast in recent years, turn your attention to defense spending and health
Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Scrooge offers rebates
Friday, December 02, 2005
Arranged marriage and incentive pay for parents
How's the economy doing?
Thursday, December 01, 2005
Nobel prize winner in economics Robert Vogel says.....
it took 4000 years to go from the invention of the plow to figuring out how
to hitch a plow up to a horse. And it took 65 years to go from the first flight
in a heavier-than-air machine to landing a man on the moon. Not only did that
happen in such a short period of time, but over a billion people all over the
world watched it happen.