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Negative Externality

Why the Obama EPA Clean Power Plan Will Help Correct Energy System Market Failures

Bob Brecha | Posted 08.11.2016 | Green
Bob Brecha

The EPA will be taking a first major step toward correcting serious distortions in the United States energy market.

The Economics of Solving Chronic Disease

James Maskell | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
James Maskell

If we look at chronic disease from this angle, it is an empowering proposition. It is clear that we need to focus policy and incentives at this level to correct the "market failure" at its source, first and foremost minimizing these negative externalities.

A Strategy You Can Hum: Why People Fall Into the Trap of Ignoring Strategic Principles

Matt Cohen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Cohen

Stephen Sondheim wrote a beautiful song that provides a great lesson in how to think strategically. (It's kind of like Schoolhouse Rock for business m...

Shh! (Or, Why Your Screaming Baby Should Have You Worried)

Justin Snider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Justin Snider

You're trapped on a cross-country flight and, in the row behind you, two parents are sitting happily with a 12-month-old baby. The baby is preternaturally silent. This will not last.