Economists ponder Christmas gift-giving

A roundup of economists blogging on Christmas gift-giving:

Are men or women more tolerant of inappropriate gifts?

Christmas Signaling – What do our gifts say?

Weak Social Theories – Modeling gift giving without giving too much away

The Point of Tipping? – How to tip the newspaper deliverer

Markets in everything: Boxing Day edition – How to allocate seats for the holiday family dinner

Non-Sequitur of the Day – Should the government use gift cards to stimulate the economy?

Our Daily Bleg: What Do You Get an Economist?

Advice for the Generous – Greg Mankiw receives advice on worthy charities

The Potlatch Scandal: Busted for Generosity (see, also, the critical comments)

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