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2016 Whitebox Advisors Graduate Students Named

By: Electra Ferriello March 22, 2016
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The four students awarded this honor are current PhD students: Elizabeth Friedman, Amanda Levis, Cameron Peng, and Garence Staraci.  The students are currently working on coordinating the annual Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference which draws top doctoral students from around the world...

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Remember your Economics: Reminding Consumers of Opportunity Costs

December 9, 2014

The last time you bought a pound of ground beef, you sacrificed more than just a few dollars out of your wallet. You also surrendered your ability to use those few dollars towards any other purchases, from a cup of coffee, to a newspaper, to a tiny fraction of a new BMW. Economists call these sacrifices “opportunity costs”.

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