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China’s reliance on foreign semiconductors is both a major incentive for and hinderance to achieving that goal.
CHINA WILL SPEND $300 BILLION ON SEMICONDUCTOR IMPORTS AS U.S. SQUEEZES CHIP SUPPLYEAMONBARRETTAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
In their 2005 best-selling book Freakonomics, two authors explained how economics are a powerful incentive on human behavior.
SACRAMENTO MAY PAY COVID-INFECTED WORKERS $1000 TO STAY HOMEJEFFAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
Smaller chains and independent theaters will also be reopening, but discounts and other incentives are scarcer.
ARE THESE BIG DISCOUNTS ENOUGH TO GET YOU BACK INTO A MOVIE THEATER?DZANEMORRISAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
They argue that the incentives CEOs face have not changed, so their behavior won’t change.
REVISITING THE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE’S ‘STAKEHOLDER CAPITALISM,’ ONE YEAR LATERGEOFFREY COLVINAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
Excerpts of a preliminary legal review of the purchase, leaked to NBC 7, contend that by acting as a middleman in a major real estate transaction, Cisterra didn’t have an incentive to look closely at the building’s true condition.
HOW THE CITY CAME TO LEASE A LEMONLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
By lowering the video length minimum, YouTube may reduce the incentive for publishers and creators to lengthen their videos purely for financial reasons.
YOUTUBE’S LOWERED MID-ROLL AD REQUIREMENT MAY LEAD TO SHORTER VIDEOS FROM PUBLISHERSTIM PETERSONJULY 24, 2020DIGIDAY
Similarly, there was little incentive to develop a chip specialized to a particular task when you knew that in a couple of years a general-purpose chip would outperform it.
COMPUTING POWER CAN KEEP GROWING AS MOORE’S LAW WINDS DOWN. HERE’S HOWEDD GENTJUNE 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Also, add the images of the products and offer incentives, such as a discount coupon or free shipping, to entice users into taking action.
FIVE QUICK WAYS TO SPEED UP YOUR ECOMMERCE CONVERSIONSJOYDEEP BHATTACHARYAMAY 28, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Most of the population’s behavior aligns with various overt and covert incentives, and we have a whole lot of incentives to be physically inactive and eat a lot.
THE ZERO-MINUTE WORKOUT (EP. 383 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 2, 2020FREAKONOMICS
A natural place to start is by changing the incentives faced by teachers and schools.
AMERICA’S MATH CURRICULUM DOESN’T ADD UP (EP. 391)STEVEN D. LEVITTOCTOBER 3, 2019FREAKONOMICS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INCENTIVE

  • activation
  • actuation
  • catalyst
  • excitant
  • goad
  • goose
  • impetus
  • impulse
  • incentive
  • incitation
  • inducement
  • motivation
  • motive
  • needle
  • prick
  • stimulant
  • trigger
  • turnon
  • urge
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