Future Business Leaders in Abbottabad

May 9, 2011 in Daily Bulletin

This article from the Freakonomics Blog is pretty entertaining. The kids in Abbottabad have clearly been paying attention in their economics classes. A few of them apparently threw a ball into what turned out to be Bin Laden’s compound while playing outside. Rather than letting the kids go and get the ball they had thrown, the residents of the compound paid them 50 rupees to go buy another ball. What did the kids then proceed to do?They continued to throw into the compound, and as a result they kept getting paid. Now that’s a solid business plan.

Via: Freakonomics Blog

Source: New York Times