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    Temperature Matters

    Jul 12, 12 • 246 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic History, Innovation, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Shot on July 2, 1881, President Garfield lay dying in a room with the first air conditioner.  Naval engineers, whose primary expertise was ventilating mining shafts, had been called in to help the ailing leader. The cooling device they assembled was composed