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22433, Do you believe that people are
Posted by k_orr, Fri Aug-11-00 12:27 PM

>In these cases, it actually
>cost more for them to
>take a job, than to
>stay home and collect a
>check. The decision is
>now FINANCIAL and has
>nothing to do with "desire".

- rational actors
- act in their own self interest

You are using a cost-benefit analysis way to explain why folks don't go to work. When I was working for a non-profit this idea never seemed to mirror reality.

k. orr