Category Archives: Economics in Practice

Wages

In a well-meaning article from MIT, a “living wage calculator” showed the difference between the current minimum wage in various states and the costs of living under different circumstances in the different counties in those states. The project was designed … Continue reading

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Let’s See if I Can Provoke a Lawyer

NutriBullet Nutri-Bullet Nutri Bullet Nutribullet I’ve spelled it as many ways as I can think of that will still trigger the spider crawling the web for the hyperactive lawyers for the Nutribullet company. I follow a blog called Lazy Man … Continue reading

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Market Lessons from Farmville

Yes, I know that Farmville is a silly little game. I like it. (There, I said it. ) Like any pastime, it’s easy to get sucked into spending way too much time at it. I enjoy spending a few minutes … Continue reading

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