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Overscheduled Kids

Every Friday my syndicated column appears in a bunch of newspapers in southeastern Ontario. Here’s this week’s! A fundamental premise of Economics is that everything has an opportunity cost. If I buy a chocolate bar, I’m not buying a pop with that money....

Time, Opportunity Cost, and Kids

A fundamental premise of Economics is that everything has an opportunity cost. If I buy a chocolate bar, I’m not buying a pop with that money. So the opportunity cost of the chocolate bar is whatever I could have bought–a can of pop, 20 jujubes, two...