Even Danes Respond to Incentives

29 November 2006 at 12:23 pm Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

A critical news item for this Danophilic blog. The Telegraph reports, with some alarm, that fewer Danish Christmas trees are being exported to the UK this year.

Increasingly, [British] garden centres have been buying them in wholesale deals with Danish farmers. But last year Danish farmers saw subsidies for growing Christmas trees cut, and the result is that fewer have been exported.

Looks like even Danes respond to economic incentives. I’m sure that Pfeffer, Mintzberg, et al. will have an alternate explanation having nothing to do with the subdidies, however.

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