Tilting Supply Curves and Playing Fields

 “We go out and we buy a lot of products made in China. That’s how we celebrate Labor Day.”   David Letterman, 2010 Last time at Econ 101, the Supply Curve was developed and described:  firms will Supply a certain Quantity (Qs) at a given Price.  As you’d expect, they are Willing to Supply more…

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Econ 101: Supply Curves and Willingness to Sell

Q:  “Does it really cost $600 or more for the manufacturer to ship a hearing aid to me versus to Costco or the VA?” Sincerely, RR Last post considered RR’s plaint that big competitors’ product Costs are lower than his, so his profit margins are necessarily smaller than theirs, no matter how careful he is with…

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Hearing Spaghetti or Audiology Armageddon?

Hearing Economics is pleased to welcome Kris Diles, AuD{{1}}[[1]]Christine Diles, Au.D. and Bill Diles, M.A. have owned Kenwood Hearing Center Sonoma County, CA for over 30 years.   They have expanded the practice  to 3 full time locations with a staff of both audiologists as well as hearing aid dispensers.  Dr. Diles is a consultant…

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The Case for Application-Specific Practice Management Software: An Insider’s View

Hearing Economics is pleased to host Christine Diles, AuD as a guest blogger this week.{{1}}[[1]]Christine Diles, Au.D. and Bill Diles, M.A. have owned Kenwood Hearing Center Sonoma County, CA for over 30 years.   They have expanded the practice  to 3 full time locations with a staff of both audiologists as well as hearing aid…

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