Gongol.com Archives: January 2006
Brian Gongol

Humor and Good News (2006.01.16)
People Respond to Incentives
Mexican government trying to get people to pay sales taxes by encouraging them to use credit and debit cards. The carrot? Cash prizes on a TV game show.

The American Way (2006.01.16)
Rethinking Foreign Aid
Why direct aid isn't enough

Humor and Good News (2006.01.16)
Why Economists Make Lousy Family Therapists
"The first possibility is that your husband is not addicted to work, he simply prefers working to being at home [...] [M]ake home life more attractive: learn to cook, invest in a better haircut and spend some time on an exercise bike."