Posts Tagged ‘Mattel’

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    What Barbie Tells Us About Women

    Jun 23, 14 • 169 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Growth, Economic History, Entertainment, Fashion, Gender Issues, Innovation, Labor, LifestyleNo Comments

    Our Monday gender issue focus Equipped with a smart phone, a tablet and her distinctively shapely proportions, pink-clad Entrepreneur Barbie just arrived. Because Barbie reflects what has become culturally acceptable, I guess we should applaud her newest

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    Start-up stories

    Aug 10, 10 • 183 Views • Businesses, Economic History, Innovation, LaborNo Comments

    During 1939, in a garage, Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard started a new firm. Also in a garage, several decades later Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs started Apple. Yes, Walt Disney worked in his uncle’s garage and Mattel, the toy company that makes Barbie

  • A More Stylish Barbie

    Feb 5, 10 • 194 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    According to a recent WSJ article, Mattel