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Monday, December 18, 2006

James Surowiecki discusses the waste of holiday giving (kottke.org)

James Surowiecki discusses the waste of holiday giving (kottke.org):

James Surowiecki discusses the waste of holiday giving. "Waldfogel's main finding is that, in general, people spend a lot more on presents than they're worth to those who receive them, a phenomenon that he calls 'the deadweight loss of Christmas.'" This is one of my big problems with the whole Christmas thing. Related: gift cards worth billions of dollars are left unredeemed each year.

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