A guide to the economics seen in every day life reveals the economic principles behind such oddities as why drive-up ATMs have braille on their keypads and why child safety seats are not required on airplanes.Even before the price reached $3 a gallon in 2005, for instance, the Ford Motor Company had discontinued production of its largest SUV, the 10-miles-per-gallon , 7, 500-pound Excursion. Fuel-efficient hybrids are now in such demand that ... The manual transmission on my 1955 Pontiac had only three forward speeds, which was then the norm. The manual transmission on the car I drive today has sixanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Economic Naturalist|
|Author||:||Robert H. Frank|
|Publisher||:||Perseus Books Group - 2007|