Tag Archives: economics

Supply, Demand and Higher Ed

For a few years, I’ve been part of an Alumni interview committee for my undergraduate university.  The kids often seem like they have built an impressive resume and seem much more qualified than I think I was at that age.  … Continue reading

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Umoo, a Finance Game with Learning Component

I’m running a multi-player-game this week on Umoo- a stock-related finance game.  I’d love it if you’d help me  help them kick the tires for fun- they’re even giving prizes- books or amazon cash for books to the top three … Continue reading

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The Knack- an Entrepreneur’s Manual

I picked up a book the other day that sounded intriguing- The Knack- How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up, by Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham.  The authors both work for Inc. magazine, and Norm writes their Street … Continue reading

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Books About Business-What You Need to Know

I am a big fan of the Business section of the book store. This might seem odd to some of you who will say “This woman does a podcast about parenting and education; She’s a lawyer- so what’s the deal … Continue reading

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A Sign of the Times- Will Naming Rights be a thing of the past?

I woke up this morning to see that Washington Mutual, aka WaMu took a dive and entered into receivership.  While this was foreseen as a real possibility for quite some  time, one thought occurred to me- with all of the … Continue reading

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