discussion 1231

1 Below is a link to a video and article published in Fortune magazine. The article and video discuss the failed merger between Kraft and Unilever.

http://fortune.com/2017/02/21/kraft-heinz-unilever…

The discussion is why did the merger between these two companies fail and why, in 2018, are organizations still having issues that companies have dealt with since the early 2000’s?


2 Read these articles. Determine if the following are an adverse selection problem or a moral hazard problem.

1. Young people opting out of Obamacare

2. Auto black boxes

3. Unemployment via disability

4. Zappos

5. David Lee Roth’s brown M&Ms

6. King Solomon’s test

7. Defendant’s during the Middle Ages

Articles:1. How to Trick the Guilty and Gullible into Revealing Themselves (Links to an external site.) https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-trick-the-guil…

2. Advice for selling on eBay motors (Links to an external site.) https://managerialecon.blogspot.com/2013/11/repost…

3. What happens if young people don’t sign up for Obamacare? (Links to an external site.) https://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/…

4. Why are young people leaving the workforce? (Links to an external site.) https://managerialecon.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-ar…

5. A black box for car crashes (Links to an external site.) https://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/business/black-…

6 No Correlation between a College Degree and Coding (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. http://www.wsj.com/article_email/heres-a-thing-cod…

7. How Chipotle transformed itself. (Links to an external site.) https://qz.com/183224/how-chipotle-transformed-its…