Posts Tagged ‘arbitrage’

  • The McRib Returns

    Marginal Analysis: The Return of the McRib

    Dec 23, 12 • 695 Views • No Comments

    The McRib is back. People wonder though, why McDonald’s doesn’t just leave it on the menu. The reason might be how we perceive that extra bite. Have you ever seen one of those newspaper devices where you put your money in and the top opens to...  [read more]

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    Lobster Economics

    Jul 24, 12 • 359 Views • No Comments

    The year is 2008. Icelandic banks crash. Canadian lobster processors lose their financing. The result? Demand from Canadian processors for Maine’s lobster harvest decreases. Meanwhile, on the supply side, the lobster population is soaring. Conservation...  [read more]