Posts Tagged ‘tradition’

  • Chinese Consumers and Fresh Apples

    Female or Male Leftovers?

    Dec 5, 12 • 243 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic History, Gender Issues, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    For Chinese women, success can be a problem. China’s working women are becoming more affluent. And perhaps for that reason, there has been a backlash. The single, intelligent, successful female has been maligned by the All-China Women’s

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    Everyone Rations

    Jul 12, 10 • 247 Views • Thinking Economically1 Comment

    I am concerned that the word “ration” has a bad reputation. In a recent CBS story about a new Medicare/Medicaid head, and throughout the healthcare reform debate, stories about reputed “rationing” kept popping up. There was no