'That'll Be $35,000 an Inch, Please'


What costs $25,000 an inch on weekdays and $35,000 an inch on weekends?

Snow removal in Danbury, Conn. That's according to Mayor Mark Boughton. You've got to like a mayor who has the dollars-per-inch figure ready when a reporter calls.

Read it at Freakonomics blog.

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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.

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