May 2011 / 1 posts found

Societal Sabotage Disorder

by Dr. David Gruder

I received an email today from someone who asked a couple of interesting questions about government policies. Here are those questions and my answers...

[Question...] Is a person more likely to perform an additional amount of work if the compensation is the same rate, a lesser rate or a greater rate than the previous work? How does this rationalize the existence of time-and-a-half for overtime and a progressive tax rate?