Posts Tagged ‘efficiency’

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    Speedy Airplane Boarding

    Aug 23, 11 • 240 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Economic Debates, Economic Humor, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically1 Comment

    Closely connected to an airline’s bottom line, speedy boarding means more efficiency. Here you can see the following alternative boarding strategies in action. Front to back: Least popular. Early boarders block those who follow them. Back to Front Very

  • The Debate Between Equality and Efficiency

    Feb 13, 10 • 131 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Speaking about the current political climate in “The Populism Problem”, James Surowiecki, New Yorker columnist, cites our contradictions: • Solve unemployment but cut the deficit • Implement health care reform but limit government •