Until I win the Mega Millions, I’ll continue to say that incentives are your worst first option. The fact that I’m posting today is evidence it wasn’t the case this past week. Sure money motivates. I bought a ticket. You bought a ticket.
Rational people who know the odds of winning the lottery are the same as getting mauled by a brown bear and a polar bear in the same day (according to the baby on the etrade commercials) still bought a ticket. The amount is just too big to ignore.
Read the whole post over at Paul Hebert’s I-2-I (an FOT contributor blog)