When one mathematician tried to measure the British coastline, her initial result was 3960 kilometers. But then continuing to increase her scale, she wound up with 4300 kilometers, then 4800 and after that 6182. The reason was the detail. Each closer look…
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As an unintended consequence of spending drug research royalties on faculty salaries, Princeton University could have a non-profit tax exemption problem.
Our weekly roundup includes a look at parental leave plans and fuel conservation, an ethanol update and how corn markets can surprise us.
Challenged by the power of the market, the 2007 mandate from the Congress to encourage biofuel use has created an ethanol glut.
Like price inflation grade inflation has causes and consequences that affect student, instructor and administrations incentives.
Our weekly roundup includes productivity and a hamburger assembly line, financial intermediaries and index funds, soda tax incentives and the GMI.
While the UK’s sugary drink tax targets childhood obesity, it could also be creating a host of demand related incentives with unintended consequences.
While the characteristics of guaranteed minimum income program proposals vary, the common denominator is unpredictable incentives.