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Commentary and research on current events and public policy by economists from the University of the Philippines
Posts tagged "consumer welfare"

Sequel to ‘A (common) horror story’

The Reader may recall that I began my 29 December 2012 column by expressing hope that I would be narrating a horror story with a happy ending—an all’s-well-that-ends-well type.

A (common?) horror story

As my last column for the year, I was going to narrate a horror story that I thought had a happy ending, which would be appropriate for the season (not the horror story, but the happy ending). But I had thought too soon.