Posts Tagged ‘marginal utility’

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    Chinese Marriage Markets

    Apr 17, 11 • 273 Views • No Comments

    A typical young Chinese woman is looking for a husband who owns a home. Probably, she will find one because China’s single child policy and tendency toward male preference have resulted in massive gender imbalance. With so many more marriageable men...  [read more]

  • No Need For Psychiatry; Just Ask Dr. Economist

    Jan 8, 10 • 203 Views • No Comments

    In today’s Notes post, the link is to Dear Economist, written by Tim Harford for the Financial Times. Using economic ideas to provide answers about love and life, he proves that economics is about so much more than money. Opportunity cost can provide an...  [read more]

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    (Product) Red. How far will it go?

    Dec 22, 06 • 262 Views • No 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...  [read more]