Concept: incentives

An incentive is any factor (financial or non-financial) that enables or motivates a particular course of action, or counts as a reason for preferring one choice to the alternatives.

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The Andrea Doria


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The Baby Shower

cost-benefit analysis | economics of crime | incentives | thinking at the margin

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The Bottle Deposit

arbitrage | fixed costs | incentives | variable costs

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The Calzone

altruism | incentives | utility

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The Engagement

externality | incentives | property rights

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The Finale

changes in payoffs | game theory | incentives

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The Ticket


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The Trip (Part II)


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The Wife


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The Trip (Part I)