An Ear Full From Canada

Ryan Kalef returns as today’s Guest Editor.  Regular readers of Hearing Economics recall Ryan as the intrepid reporter who slogs through the north lands,  sending brief dispatches of what’s up in Canadian Audiology.  Ryan and the TV program he mentions touch on a host of economic issues of interest to Hearing Economics — including “Country Pricing”…

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Complaining Nation: Should Audiologists and Hearing Aid Manufacturers Keep the Bad?

Economics is all about data collection–lots and lots of data.  To what end, you may ask?  The idea is that if you have enough data on all possible responses in the market, you can probably develop models that will predict consequences of what you do right now.  For instance, wouldn’t you like a model that lets…

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