Whether looking at hostage victims of kidnappers or ransomware from hackers, we find similar ransom markets.
Like all activities that relate to supply and demand, ransom markets involve predictable behavior from kidnappers, their victims, and negotiators.
Regulation can have unintended consequences. With football helmets or seat belts or even financial regulation, protection can create more reckless behavior.
Our everyday economics includes tradeoffs, deposit insurance, supply chain, bias, human capital, income inequality, marriage markets and Federal Reserve.
While many nations have deposit Insurance and China will have theirs very soon, the quality and the confidence in different deposit insurance schemes vary.
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