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Sales Incentives and Unintended Consequences

Do you mind if I include the extended warranty with your purchase? It costs $149, but the final price to you will be the same. 677 more words

B2B

Journal Article: Economic Rhetoric as Taxis: Neoliberal governmentality and the dispositif of freakonomics (2014) by C Chaput and J S Hanan

Chaput, C., Hanan, J.S.
Economic Rhetoric as Taxis: Neoliberal governmentality and the dispositif of freakonomics
(2014) Journal of Cultural Economy. Article in Press.

Abstract… 152 more words

Neoliberalism

Freaky thoughts: is marketing helpful, or misleading? (Or magic?)

Catching up on podcasts, I just listened to a recent Freakonomics episode that included a lengthy discussion about whether marketing predominantly misleads consumers or guides them in the direction of better products. 332 more words

The Most Good per Dollar

A problem that seems to haunt a majority of the population is the lack of money. Today’s world believes that money improves life and I believe so as well.  748 more words

Education

More Monday Night Thoughts

Apparently Monday happens to be one of the nights I feel like spewing words all over the internet.

I’m feeling sleepy right now, but also pretty happy, so I’m going to turn this into one giant What’s Making Me Happy This Week post. 1,545 more words