Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

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    Chicken Economics

    Apr 14, 12 • 133 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Ten chicks. If I were teaching in Uzbekistan instead of Summit, NJ, I might have received 10 Serbian chicks as a part of my salary. According to Radio Free Europe, the Uzbek government partially paid certain teachers and doctors with chicks. Their goal was...

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    Schools, Budget Cuts, and Music

    Jan 18, 12 • 145 Views • Government, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. The story is familiar. With a tight economy and insufficient funds, public schools have to cut back. Music, physical education, and language classes are the first to go. And along with the classes go the teachers; since 2008,...