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Cash Up For Grabs!

Sorry customers … this one is just for the presenters – although you could if course join us and still achieve one of these fab bonuses ;) 35 more words


Did technology eliminate asymmetric information?

The End of Asymmetric Information

Might the age of asymmetric information – for better or worse – be over?  Market institutions are rapidly evolving to a situation where very often the buyer and the seller have roughly equal knowledge. 99 more words

Behavioral Economics

World through different eyes

This was a big week. Not just in events or workload (although it was) but also ideas. Quality is not black and white, it is full of subtleties and nuances all depending on your world perspective. 238 more words

When A $65 Cab Ride Costs $192

Link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/01/24/265396928/when-a-65-cab-ride-costs-192

Summary: This podcast sheds light on supply and demand as well as elasticity using the well know car service Uber.

Original Air Date: January 24, 2014

Length: 4 minutes 9 seconds

Planet Money

20 days for $20?! This kind of sounds like my craziest practice incentive yet!

We are back from a beautiful two week Spring Break…yep, I took the liberty of adding an extra week there! ;)  Actually, I have so many students from different school systems and that can mean they have differing Spring Breaks.  292 more words


The Case for Amenities in Workforce Housing

Today’s Wall Street Journal (4/15/15) has an interesting article about “luxury workforce housing” being built in Mount Vernon, NY:

…when completed early next year, 203 Gramatan Avenue, in Mount Vernon, N.Y., will include a host of amenities often found in luxury buildings, even though it will house families and individuals who qualify for affordable housing, which in this case is defined as households with incomes no more than 60% of the area’s median income. 134 more words

Apartment Construction