Posts Tagged ‘Academy Awards’

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    The Cost and Benefit of An Oscar

    Mar 4, 14 • 109 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Fashion, Labor, Lifestyle, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    An Oscar could be worth 4 years. Hypothesizing that higher social status can extend a life, researchers report that actors who win an Academy Award can expect to live 3.9 years longer than those who lost. Their conclusions were based on data from 72 years of...

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    Cost Benefit Analysis: An Academy Award Oscar

    Feb 23, 13 • 123 Views • Behavioral Economics, Households, Labor, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    An Oscar could be worth 4 years. Hypothesizing that higher social status can extend a life, researchers report that actors who win an Academy Award can expect to live 3.9 years longer than those who lost. Their conclusions were based on data from 72 years of...

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    Inequality and Movie Stars

    Nov 22, 10 • 88 Views • Behavioral Economics, Government, RegulationNo Comments

    Did you know that Academy Award winners live longer than losers? Much more than a trivia fact, Academy Award winner longevity provided researchers with data about inequality. As reported in the May 15, 2001 issue of The Annals of Internal Medicine,...