Posts Tagged ‘China’

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    China’s Demographic Flipflop

    Apr 18, 14 • 1183 Views • No Comments

    The wait list for the most popular retirement home in China has topped 10,000. With 1100 available beds and just 11 beds emptying annually, it could take 100 years for someone to get a spot. Part of the problem is that Chinese families had too many children...  [read more]

  • Movie Attendance Price elasticity

    2 Reasons We Don’t Go to the Movies

    Mar 29, 14 • 423 Views • No Comments

    While movie ticket sales are down, box office revenue is up. NATO, the National Organization of Theater Owners (not the North Atlantic Treaty Organization), says that between 2004 and 2013, movie ticket sales declined by 11% but box office revenue went up...  [read more]

  • Emerging Markets demand More MIlk

    More Expensive Ice Cream?

    Mar 13, 14 • 273 Views • No Comments

    Milk prices are going up. And yet, in the US, we are drinking less milk. According to Corey Geiger, managing editor of Hoard’s Dairyman magazine, one reason is oil. Countries in the Middle East with massive oil reserves have to import 90% of their...  [read more]

  • Tradeoffs to Preserve Pandas

    Is the Price of Protecting Pandas Too High?

    Mar 5, 14 • 354 Views • No Comments

    By Madeleine Vance, guest blogger and student at Kent Place School This summer, I had an incredible opportunity to travel through China including a stop to see the giant pandas in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. Although the pandas didn’t...  [read more]

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    B(T)FF… Best Trading Friends Forever

    Feb 27, 14 • 359 Views • No Comments

    We can say that Mexico believes her top trading partner is the United States because the value of her exports to the US (2013: $370,826,831) added to the value of her imports from the US (2013: $370,746,056) is exceeded by none of her other trading...  [read more]