Posts Tagged ‘equilibrium’

  • An Imbalance in the Marriage Market

    Jan 15, 10 • 475 Views • No Comments

    Recent articles about skewed birth rates in China indicate 119 (and more) males are born for every 100 females. Discussing the imbalance, most commentary focused on marriage and how tough finding a wife will become.......  [read more]

  • Is the Market Ethical?

    Jan 12, 10 • 550 Views • No Comments

    Some people believe that government should control areas that we consider most valuable while others say precisely the opposite. The “war” between government believers and market believers was evident in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal.......  [read more]

  • More Than a Price

    Dec 27, 09 • 458 Views • No Comments

    Listening to a wonderful Radio Lab (WNYC 10/09/09) podcast on Numbers, I started to think about a comment about what you can learn from a gas pump. $1.40? Maybe a teenager with little to spend. $10.04? Probably a cash payment but the attendant did not turn......  [read more]

  • Who Should Get A Kidney?

    Dec 23, 09 • 522 Views • No Comments

    Some say that it is unethical to pay someone for a kidney while others say it is unethical to use a method (a government list) that makes fewer donor organs available. As always, choosing is refusing. The debate continues in a recent NY Times article:......  [read more]