Posts Tagged ‘social return’

  • The ROI From College

    College Tuition and Your “Business Friendly” Major

    Dec 15, 12 • 142 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Education, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Should a state subsidized college charge less tuition for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses? For individuals and for society, we could say that college is all about ROI–a return on an investment. Pay to go, sacrifice what you...

  • The Impact of the Vammas

    Feb 17, 10 • 84 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    What is 68 feet long, has a giant blade in front for plowing, massive sweeper brushes in the middle, and a 452 MPH wind blowing capacity in the rear? A Vammas. Imported from Finland, the Vammas is used by Logan Airport for snow removal. A caravan of ten...