Posts Tagged ‘housing crisis’

  • Amazon Prime and Delayed Gratification

    Nov 9, 12 • 543 Views • No Comments

    Would you rather pay $79.00 or $95.88 for the same service? Amazon just figured out how to get the $95.88 from some people. People who sign up for Amazon Prime get “free” (but we know there is no such thing as “free”) 2 day shipping, access to kindle......  [read more]

  • Decisions Have An Opportunity Cost That Require Tradeoffs

    Presidential “Choice Fatigue”

    Sep 16, 12 • 657 Views • No Comments

    Because with decision fatigue, the more decisions we make, the less energy we have for making decisions, so we increasingly prefer a default......  [read more]

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    Economic Humor

    Sep 7, 11 • 1066 Views • 1 Comment

    For laughter and economic insight, the following are wonderful. A Cartoon: From gocomics.com, a very hypothetical illustration of “The First Economist.” A Daily Show Excerpt: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s problems with selling his house.......  [read more]