Posts Tagged ‘Denmark’

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    The Vitamin Police

    Jun 18, 11 • 111 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Most of the corn flakes that we eat in the U.S. are illegal in Denmark because they have vitamin supplements. Consequently, the NY Times tells us that large food companies like Kellogg’s and small stores stocking Marmite, have to undergo an expensive...

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    Unemployment Benefits or Losses?

    Sep 1, 10 • 81 Views • Economic Debates, Government, Labor1 Comment

    Recently, Denmark decided that 4 years of unemployment benefits were too long. Shrinking their duration to 2 years, they said that 1) the longer people are out of a job, the harder it is to find one and 2) too many people wait for benefits to expire before...