Auctions Lead People To Do Weird Things: “Modern economists have assumed that people in auctions behave rationally. Then came eBay.” Having made my living selling on eBay for a few years, I can certainly attest to the fact that some buyers don’t behave rationally.
Poor New Yorkers to Get Cash for Good Behavior: Under a $53 million pilot program beginning in the fall, poor New Yorkers will get paid for the following:
- $25 – for attending parent-teacher conferences.
- $25 – for elementary and middle school students who maintain 95 percent attendance records.
- $50 – for high school students with good attendance.
- $50 – for getting a library card.