Cutting the Cord – Again
October 20, 2017
The WSJ is reporting that AT&T is losing traditional cable TV customers. AT&T said in a securities ..
G-Eazy on opportunity cost
October 18, 2017
There is naturally a close affinity between economists and rappers, which is why it should be no surprise ..
Gaming the ACA health exchanges.
October 17, 2017
A recent headline proclaims that “Pennsylvania ObamaCare to see premiums spike amid Trump pay cuts.” ..
Perverse incentives in soccer
October 13, 2017
Presumably, the primary goal of any sport governing body is to provide adequate incentive for competitors ..
Pricing Political Risk – Catalunya
October 12, 2017
The recent referendum on Catalan independence injected some uncertainty into the Spanish bond market. ..
Keeping Assets in Low Valued Uses – Jones Act Edition
October 11, 2017
If you wanted to truck oranges from Miami to New Orleans, it doesn’t matter where the truck was made. ..
Repost: Bargaining exam question
October 9, 2017
Bargaining exam question Suppose that a grocery store knows that 50% of its customers are Coke Loyalists ..
Capital / Labor Substittuion
October 7, 2017
At what wage rate do you no longer hire a guy to twirl your sign for you?
Rivals Horizontally – Cozy Vertically
October 6, 2017
With the latest releases of the Apple X and the Samsung Galaxy 8, we expected pretty intense rivalry. ..