The Economics of The Office

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The Surplus

It's the last day of the fiscal year at Dunder Mifflin and Michael must spend the last $4300 in his budget or lose it for all subsequent years. This clip illustrates the unintended consequences of perverse incentives.

Season 5 Episode 10 "The Surplus"

Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles (D01)

Michael Oscar

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