Posts tagged with Time Shifting

Creating demand versus time-shifting demand

I have two really bad habits: an interest in global politics and economics. Given the global economic downturn, there's been plenty to read about in both areas.

Recently, I've found an interesting subject in the debate over the 'Cash for Clunkers' program in the United States that has encouraged consumers to trade in their gas guzzling automobiles for more fuel efficient ones. Depending on who you listen to, 'Cash for Clunkers' is an example of Keynesian economics working wonders or it's a wasteful, inefficient government program whose true benefits are overestimated.

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Television still the screen of choice for US viewers

From YouTube to Hulu and everything in between, there's no questioning that online video is big. So big that one might assume it's threatening the role of television.

Not so according to two new reports indicating that online video has a long way to go before it eclipses the television.

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