Posts Tagged ‘Oscars’

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    The Cost and Benefit of An Oscar

    Mar 4, 14 • 197 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Fashion, Labor, Lifestyle, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    An Oscar could be worth 4 years. Hypothesizing that higher social status can extend a life, researchers report that actors who win an Academy Award can expect to live 3.9 years longer than those who lost. Their conclusions were based on data from 72 years of

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    Cost Benefit Analysis: An Academy Award Oscar

    Feb 23, 13 • 180 Views • Behavioral Economics, Households, Labor, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    An Oscar could be worth 4 years. Hypothesizing that higher social status can extend a life, researchers report that actors who win an Academy Award can expect to live 3.9 years longer than those who lost. Their conclusions were based on data from 72 years of

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    Oscar Markets

    Jan 29, 11 • 166 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Financial MarketsNo Comments

    Can a crowd be smarter than an individual? In The Wisdom of Crowds, business columnist James Surowiecki, says “Sometimes, yes.” Starting with a crowd betting on the weight of an ox and ending with the crowd and democracy, Surowiecki looks at