When supermarkets carry fewer products, they lose the benefit of more variety but also minimize the cost of creating too many decisions.
Looking at “The Address Book What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power,” we can see how addresses matter.
We can wind up with misleading metrics when the number we use as a goal becomes the incentive that distorts output decisions.
Because tax systems matter, we can look at tax evasion in the U.K., at IRS problems in the U.S., and at the OECD to see what works.
In its 2021 Urban Mobility Report, Texas A&M tells us how and where Covid vastly changed our commuting time and our traffic congestion.
Whether looking a the strikes called by an umpire or the scores from wine tasters, we would see inconsistent decisions that are called noisy.
When we feel protected, safety regulations can encourage the risky behavior and unintended consequences that they are trying to prevent.