Posts Tagged ‘marginal benefit’

  • How much should cities plan for the storm of the century?

    Stormy Issues

    Sep 1, 11 • 196 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    For Hurricane Irene relief, the debate is again about the debt. Let’s start with the Congress. Expressed by Texas Representative Ron Paul, government should not play a role because “intrusive” bureaucracy” hinders local people and

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    “Tweetquakes”

    Aug 29, 11 • 196 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Humor, Households, Innovation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Sometimes Tweets travel faster than seismic waves. And then, what happens? In this wonderful webcomic from April 2010, an earthquake strikes, people Tweet, and within seconds, the news beats the temblor’s spread. Do people run for safety? No. They send