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July 12, 2008



"Carrots work best for the rich, and sticks work best for the poor. There’s not much evidence for this. But everyone knows it’s true." One of your better jokes, Mr D.

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Unless you are a rich guy called mosley, he seems to like sticks most, but the shape of a carrot might do if sticks are unavialible.


the Haifa kindergarten experiment (pdf)



I liked the snark at the end. Great!

And its strange too, given diminishing marginal returns to money. You would have thought sticks were more effective than carrots for those who already have lots of carrots. -)

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