Why a New Year’s Resolution Needs a Staircase

Pondering how to keep our New Year’s resolutions, we can look at the staircase in a Seattle office building.

The Two Best Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

To keep our New Year’s resolutions, behavioral economics has several simple suggestions that painlessly preserve our discipline.

The Top Ten Ways to Sound Like An Economist During the New Year

As the New Year begins, we might want to think of this updated list of the top ten ways that we can sound like an economist.

Two Ways to Keep a New Year’s Resolution

Called temptation bundling and piggybacking, ideas from behavioral economics provide some easy to follow methods for keeping our New Year’s resolutions.

The Easiest Way to Keep a New Year’s Resolution

Combining our “wants”and “shoulds” into temptation bundling, we wind up with a commitment device that helps us keep our New Year’s resolutions.

How Long Do We Keep Our New Year’s Resolutions?

Not especially high, the success rate for New Year’s resolutions drops off on “Off the Wagon” Thursday during the beginning of February.

Economic Humor: A New Year’s Resolution

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to “think economically,” please remember this top ten list: Whatever the question, always answer, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Defend a decision by declaring, “It was worth the opportunity…

New Year’s Resolutions

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to “think economically,” please remember this top ten list: 10. Whatever the question, always answer, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”

A New Year’s Resolution

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to “think economically,” please remember this top ten list: 10. Whatever the question, always answer, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”  9. Defend a decision by declaring, “It was worth…