Economics @ ITT

How Are Gillette and Schick Getting Away with Ripoff Razors?

Posted in economics, microeconomics by ittecon on November 17, 2010

The Shaving Racket—How Are Gillette and Schick Getting Away with Ripoff Razors? | AlterNet

Digging into an industry accused of marking up its prices 4,000 percent.

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Welcome

Posted in class materials, economics, microeconomics, schedule by ittecon on March 10, 2010

Welcome, economics students. This is an exciting if not harrowing time to be learning the dismal science, which is economics.

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Households left behind as productivity surges

Posted in economics, employment, Income Redistribution, Policy Issues by ittecon on March 4, 2010

Productivity rose 6.9 percent, labor costs fell 5.9 percent, so workers are working more for less. Companies benefit with higher profits.

In the News: Vertical

Posted in economics, microeconomics by ittecon on August 5, 2009

PepsiCo to buy bottlers: A vertical merger