Posts Tagged ‘return on investment (ROI)’

  • Emerging markets cows India

    Emerging Markets: Cow Economics

    Oct 12, 13 • 329 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Humor, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Think of dung cakes and milk and calves as output. And feed and veterinary fees and milking time as input. The result is a new image of a cow. Compiling data from Northern Indian villages, researchers from Penn and Yale concluded that even though a cow is an...

  • Is Law School A Good Investment?

    Feb 18, 10 • 91 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Looking at a paper by law school professor Herwig Schlunk reminded me that attending law school is similar to inventing a new machine. Both require an initial investment, both take several years to complete, and both will generate a private and social return....