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06 nov 2015
When measured in terms of hours worked, almost everything is “on sale” compared to 1979, and grills are no exception.
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The Free Market and Grilling at a Discount
By Chelsea Follett
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Summer is over, and many of us already miss the backyard cookouts that characterize that season. Whether or not you’re a fan of grilling, take a moment to appreciate the complex web of human interaction that lowers the prices of commonly used and widely-available goods. When measured in terms of hours worked, almost everything is “on sale” compared to 1979, and grills are no exception:

 


The unusual warmth in DC today may provide an opportunity for some of us to crack out the grill one last time—and enjoy grilling at a steep discount. On that happy note, have an excellent weekend.

Chelsea Follett is the managing editor of HumanProgress.org.

Topics Cost of Living/Cost of Material Goods/Food Consumption/Innovation/Personal Income/Workforce Hours/Wealth & Poverty/Economic Growth
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