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Scroogenomics : why you shouldn't buy presents for the holidays

Author: Joel Waldfogel
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Economist Joel Waldfogel illustrates how our consumer spending generates vast amounts of economic waste--to the shocking tune of
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Waldfogel, Joel, 1962-
Scroogenomics.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009006177
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Waldfogel
OCLC Number: 930862807
Notes: XCS330X201506.
Description: 1 online resource (173 p)
Contents: Spending and satisfaction --
U.S. holiday spending --
How much waste occurs at Christmas? --
Why we do it : are gift recipients crackheads, or what? --
Giving and waste around the world --
A century of American Yuletide spending --
Have yourself a borrowed little Christmas --
Is Christmas like Spam, underwear, or caviar? --
Christmas and commercialism : are Santa and Jesus on the same team? : if so, who's team captain? --
Stop carping : it's all for the best --
Making giving more efficient with cash and gift cards --
Giving and redistribution --
Solutions --
making gift giving a force for good.
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Economist Joel Waldfogel illustrates how our consumer spending generates vast amounts of economic waste--to the shocking tune of

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