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Marginal Cost - Why are Olympic Curling Stones so expensive?

Graham Watson

16th October 2022

Business Insider provide us with another luxury good video, this time curling stones, with each stone costing over $600.

And in this case, it's the rare material involved and the restrictions on the stones permitted by the World Curling Federation and the Olympic Committee. And to think I've spent many summers looking out on Ailsa Craig utterly unaware of its role in curling.

Marginal Cost - Why are Olympic Curling Stones so expensive?

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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