Posts Tagged ‘bureaucracy’

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    More Than a Mango

    Jun 13, 10 • 183 Views • Developing Economies, International Trade and Finance, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    This story is about a canal and a plastic milk crate. It takes place on a mango farm in Haiti. The farmer has 2 mango trees. The trees produce her entire crop and her income of approximately $2 a day. As described by NPR’s This American Life, to

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    Public and Private Incentive

    May 18, 10 • 159 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Government, InnovationNo Comments

    For centuries, the US Postal Service delivered most of the mail. The job it did was satisfactory but not optimal. Yes, through sleet and snow, etc., we received our letters and packages but employees rarely focused on cutting costs and innovating. Two