Friday, April 10, 2015

The economics of The Economist

  Traditional jobs for teenagers disappearing


Wildfire and Cossette collaborate with a business card that sparks conversation

“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away” The economics of The Economist
“There is no Nobel Prize in economics” Dilbert
The original markets in everything Mr. Dahl’s brainstorm began, as many do, in a bar
The economics of (illegal) cocaine dealing in the Netherlands An Amsterdam Coke Dealer Explains the Economics of Addiction

How Criminals Built Capitalism Bloomberg. Dr. Kevin: “They weren’t called ‘giver barons’.”

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures Guardian

Homo Economicus and the Absurd Human Ed Walker, emptywheel 

A horrifying death by firing squad awaits two members of the Bali Nine. But who were the masterminds behind the failed drug run? Tracking the Bali nines Mr Big  

So It’s Come To This: An Offer To Buy The New York Daily News For $ “The offer would come one month after New York media and real estate magnate Mortimer Zuckerman said he was considering selling the newspaper and had hired Lazard Ltd (LAZ.N) to assist with the process. It underscores the declining readership and plunging advertising revenue that have plagued the tabloid for years.” Reuters