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“On-Demand” Work Woes

By Wendy De La Rosa, Kristen Berman and Dan Ariely – Common Cents Lab, Duke University As the middle class shrinks and real wages have been steadily decreasing, the economic lives of low- and middle-income…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Common Cents Lab, Budget Management   /   JUNE 8 2016

Saving By Spending

This week, I visited a camera store to order two enlarged prints as a gift.  I don’t order photo prints very often; in fact, I’m not sure that I have ever ordered prints aside…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Money, Budget Management   /   MAY 31 2012