The Economics of The Office

Learning economics from the world's best boss

Commission Skit

Michael and Dwight dress up in costume and act out a skit to try to convince the office to reject a corporate policy change in commissions. Michael inadvertently makes the case that the new policy can only make them better off. This is an example of evaluating decisions at the margin.

Season 7 Episode 6 "Costume Contest"

Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles (D01)

Michael Stanley Dwight

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