Posts Tagged ‘presidential election’

  • Decisions Have An Opportunity Cost That Require Tradeoffs

    Free or Fair Government?

    Apr 16, 12 • 91 Views • Businesses, Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Regulation, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    I live in a town where I have to pay for garbage pick-up and recycling or I can dispose of it myself. The fire department is voluntary. Because there is no local high school, the town pays other school districts to educate our teenagers. In our town,...

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    Presidential Futures

    Jan 2, 12 • 120 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    The prices of buy and sell contracts for the Republican presidential candidates in Iowa provide a good history of the beginning of the primary race. Romney contracts (max of $1) on the first and last day of each month since September 1 were: September:...