Posts Tagged ‘superstar salaries’

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    A Top Selling Artist

    Mar 24, 12 • 123 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Entertainment, Households, Innovation, Labor, UncategorizedNo Comments

    At a Christie’s auction, a painting of a candle by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for $16.5 million. A recent documentary on this 80-year-old artist shows him painting in his studio and attending gallery and museum exhibitions of his work. Neither...

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    Paying the Simpsons

    Oct 7, 11 • 105 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Rather than accept a 45% salary cut, the voices of Bart, Homer, Marge and Lisa have said this might be their last season. Reportedly paying close to $8 million a season to each of the major voices, 20th Century Fox Television said the show had become too...