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  • The Natural Resource Curse: Detroit?

    Jul 19, 13 • 137 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Displaying all municipalities that filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection since 2010, this map shows cities, towns and counties in red (8) and utility authorities and other municipalities in black (28). With Detroit’s filing  most recent, this May...

  • Decisions Have An Opportunity Cost That Require Tradeoffs

    The Market System: Defaults and Decisions

    Jul 18, 13 • 138 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Coffee: At Starbucks, I order a Grande West Java Black Eye Clover in a Vente cup. My drink requires 4 decisions. Software: Downloading software, don’t you just check the default package rather than selecting from a customized list of alternatives?...

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    Summer Slackin’

    Jul 16, 13 • 291 Views • Ask Alexa, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Dear Alexa,    I have a lot of summer work to do before I go back to school, but I have yet to start any of it! Everyday I tell myself that I will work on the math packet or start one of the books, but I always find other ways to spend my time. [&hellip...

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    Gender Issues: Family Friendly Tradeoffs

    Jul 16, 13 • 126 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Gender gap, Households, Labor, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Is it logical to say that women should support family friendly workplaces? Maybe. Research suggests that family friendliness has increased female labor force participation. In Spain and Germany, employees who take parental leave know their job will be there...

  • Monograms

    Jul 13, 13 • 142 Views • The Pulse, UncategorizedNo Comments

    With different styles, fonts, and colors to choose from, initials are featured on everything from jewelry to clothing.  Hot or not...