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    Supply and Demand: Banana Economics

    Jun 1, 13 • 857 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic History, International Trade and Finance, LaborNo Comments

    At my local supermarket, bananas are 69 cents a pound while Red Delicious apples, grown much closer to home, are $1.49 per pound. As banana writer Dan Koeppel points out, “That bananas have long been the cheapest fruit at the grocery store is