"These people at FedEx are miracle-workers"
Even on the Upper East and West Sides of Manhattan . . .

"The American Way of Dentistry: How Dentists Think"

Interesting article in Slate that touches on the economics of the dentistry business.

(Note that I don't endorse the "target income" hypothesis advanced by the Columbia Univ. academic quoted in the article. I admit, though, that empirically distinguishing that hypothesis from a plausibly backward-bending supply curve for dentists seems challenging.)