Posts Tagged ‘college’

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    Marginal Children

    Feb 1, 12 • 600 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Humor, Households, Money and Monetary Policy, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. American births are on the decline; the number per year has fallen from 4.3 million (2007) to 4 million (2010), perhaps due to a shaky economic situation. However… Why is raising more kids less expensive (in some ways,

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    College Matters

    Nov 23, 11 • 188 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Assume you are an 18 year-old high school graduate with $102,000 to use for a lifelong investment. These are your choices: triple-A rated bonds housing common stock Bachelor’s Degree (4 year college) Associate’s Degree gold long term treasuries