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Soap, bubble and shop

 Why do firms in some markets engage in apparently pointless and costly activities? And why doesn’t vigorous competition drive out inefficient practices? The other day, a friend came over for dinner, kindly offered to wash up, and was overwhelmed by the … Continue reading

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A healthy respect for profits, sorry, I mean the environment

It seems as though everyone is trying to be greener than Kermit these days. The threat of climate change is pressuring Governments to take action, spurred on by the voting public (well, in some cases, as long as it doesn’t … Continue reading

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