Popular mobile payments app Venmo enjoys the benefits of behavioral economics biases, causing users to feel less pain from spending money. Learn how it works, and how businesses can capture the "Venmo effect". 

Females are prescribed psychiatric drugs at much higher rates than men. Females also tend to be more emotional (wide generalization). Processing emotions takes time, and time spent on emotional work is time NOT spent generating revenue. Ultimately, the trend of medicating female emotion (and emotion in general) is a money-driven one. 

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AuthorIsabel Munson

We all hate surge pricing, but it's a great way for Uber and its drivers to capture more value. What if GrubHub, Starbucks, etc. charged customers more during peak hours in order to pay service workers better? Could we ever break the cycle of reliance on cheap labor? 

Price discrimination is a way that companies can make more money by understanding how much different consumers will pay for the same good. Here's how it works.