I am about halfway through this, whose title reminded me of Sturgeon’s Law (90% of Everything is Crap):

 

Check it out on Amazon.

Category: Books, Digital Media

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One Response to “Priceonomics: Everything is Bullshit”

  1. rd says:

    The single biggest cause of this effect is the need to impress somebody at a party. If people simply focused on what impresses themselves, they would be much more likely to go for high-quality things cost-effectively. I have always found it bizarre that many people want to spend a lot of money on things that have great big un-removable designer names or logos. The wine market in particular is very inefficient with good wineries from areas without the hot name priced at a major discount – it is what makes decent wine affordable.

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