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LeBron James Creating Positive Externalities For Fox Sports Ohio

LeBron James Creating Positive Externalities For Fox Sports Ohio | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The textbook definition of a positive externality is a benefit that is enjoyed by a third-party as a result of an economic transaction. Third-parties include any individual, organization, property owner, or resource that is indirectly affected by an external transaction. A textbook example of this concept involves LeBron James and Fox [...]
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What's the best way to encourage parents to vaccinate their children?

What's the best way to encourage parents to vaccinate their children? | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Experts raise questions over the Government’s new immunisation plan. Do parents need to be coerced or coaxed?
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How fruit juice went from health food to junk food

How fruit juice went from health food to junk food | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Emine Saner: For decades fruit juice has been seen as a healthy option. Then this week a primary school banned it after claims that it's as bad for you as Coca-Cola. But how big a health risk does it pose?
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'Sugar is the new tobacco': Cuts to amounts hidden in food could halt obesity epidemic, claim doctors

'Sugar is the new tobacco': Cuts to amounts hidden in food could halt obesity epidemic, claim doctors | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The growing obesity epidemic could be “halted or reversed” in less than five years if the food industry makes cuts the amount of “hidden sugar” in our food, leading doctors have said.
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Energy drinks 'should be banned' for under-16s - BBC News

Energy drinks 'should be banned' for under-16s - BBC News | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Energy drinks should be banned for children under 16, according to the campaign and research group Action on Sugar.
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Just because something has value doesn't mean it has a price

Just because something has value doesn't mean it has a price | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Cory Doctorow: If every last shred of incidental online value is given a price tag, we'll never harvest the full fruits of our ingenuity
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Sydney introduces alcohol law to curb violence - Telegraph

Sydney introduces alcohol law to curb violence - Telegraph | Market Failure | Scoop.it
New South Wales launches "tough" measures to prevent alcohol-fuelled violence, including nightclub lockouts and 10pm closures for liquor stores
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Fat Tax: Will it go Belly Up? | Economics Student Society of Australia (ESSA)

Fat Tax: Will it go Belly Up? | Economics Student Society of Australia (ESSA) | Market Failure | Scoop.it
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Look what they’ve done to my brands

Look what they’ve done to my brands | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.
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What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction?

What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction? | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The environment is a public good. We all share and depend on clean water, a stable atmosphere, and abundant biodiversity for survival, not to mention health and societal well-being.
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What parents can do to prevent obesity in their children - by Michelle Wilkinson - Helium

It is clear that while parents may not be able to do anything to avoid passing on their ‘fat genes’ to their children, they are in a p..., Michelle Wilkinson (What parents can do to prevent obesity in their children
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The great experiment

The great experiment | Market Failure | Scoop.it
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'I don't care who does it, just make it happen'

'I don't care who does it, just make it happen' | Market Failure | Scoop.it
HAZEL Morel doesn't care which side of politics brings in a national disability insurance scheme, she just wants it implemented.
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Abbott announces 'no jab, no pay' policy

Abbott announces 'no jab, no pay' policy | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children will be denied up to $15,000 a year in childcare rebates.
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Flu at-risk groups urged to get vaccinated - BBC News

Flu at-risk groups urged to get vaccinated - BBC News | Market Failure | Scoop.it
People at most risk from flu this winter should make sure they get vaccinated against the virus, says Public Health England.
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NYC steps up fight against smoking - BBC News

NYC steps up fight against smoking - BBC News | Market Failure | Scoop.it
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed landmark legislation banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
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The cost of traffic jams

The cost of traffic jams | Market Failure | Scoop.it
FEW things unite cultures more than the frustration of sitting in a line of stationary traffic, with no discernible reason for the blockage and no end in sight. From...
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Call to curb junk food and alcohol advertising in Scotland - BBC News

Call to curb junk food and alcohol advertising in Scotland - BBC News | Market Failure | Scoop.it
A "culture of excess" in alcohol and junk food advertising is harming Scotland's health, doctors warn.
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We wish you a merry(ish) Christmas

We wish you a merry(ish) Christmas | Market Failure | Scoop.it
AMONG man’s earliest artefacts are vessels to store and carry booze. Drunk from Stone Age jugs or Etruscan amphoras, fermented sugars have brought cheer for more...
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Air Pollution Linked to 1.2 Million Deaths in China

Air Pollution Linked to 1.2 Million Deaths in China | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Air pollution was the fourth leading risk factor for deaths in China, accounting for the loss of 25 million healthy years of life from the population, a study said.
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Our betting culture is not sporting

Our betting culture is not sporting | Market Failure | Scoop.it
MORE than a century ago, English historian and poet Sir Henry Newbolt penned an enduring ode to courage and fair play. In part it read:
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Abbott shies away from junk food ad ban - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Abbott shies away from junk food ad ban - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The federal Health Minister says he is still yet to see any evidence to convince him to support calls for a ban on food advertising aimed at children.
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Addiction as a social benefit

Addiction as a social benefit | Market Failure | Scoop.it
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Do You 'Like' Game Of Thrones Or SoulCycle? New Study Links Facebook Activity To Obesity

Do You 'Like' Game Of Thrones Or SoulCycle? New Study Links Facebook Activity To Obesity | Market Failure | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg and his data wizards have been making money off your Facebook account for years, selling your 'likes' for targeted advertising.
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Is the coal industry economically worthless? : Renew Economy

Is the coal industry economically worthless? : Renew Economy | Market Failure | Scoop.it
The cost of legacy coal assets may appear cheap, but the community pays the true cost in many other ways, most of all in health.
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