Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

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    A Savings Lottery

    Dec 13, 10 • 197 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Financial Markets, Money and Monetary Policy1 Comment

    Assume you have 3 extra dollars each day. Would you use it for a lottery ticket or a savings account? Most people would select the lottery ticket. Economists, though, hoping to elevate our nation’s savings rate, would like to encourage the banking

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    Change in South Africa?

    Feb 27, 07 • 135 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Last night the Oprah special on the Leadership Institute for Girls was on TV. I only saw the last 20 minutes, but I was amazed at the project she put together. These girls were so excited to go to school. It got me thinking about the gap between kids in