Posts Tagged ‘incentive’

  • Is the Market Ethical?

    Jan 12, 10 • 108 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, RegulationNo 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....

  • Cheap Health Care!

    Jan 2, 10 • 126 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    A recent “Investor’s Business Daily” article includes a great graph. Downward sloping, the graph represents health care spending by consumers. While aggregate spending skyrockets, individuals are paying less out of pocket....

  • Listening to Picasso

    Oct 1, 09 • 81 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Pablo Picasso is quoted for (maybe) saying “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.” Perhaps, when pondering health care reform, Congress should do more “stealing”. Looking at Switzerland’s health care model, we might...

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    (Product) Red. How far will it go?

    Dec 22, 06 • 126 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    It is safe to say that ten years ago, not many people would have imagined that we could purchase music right off of the Internet and have the proceeds go straight to charity. One of the more reasonable ways to contribute to the Red campaign is to buy...