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Media Type: Film Clips Topic: Game Theory, Incentives

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A young man has a job as a night janitor at Target.  Instead of cleaning the store, as he’s supposed to do, we see him shirking on the job by doing things such as roller skating around the store, eating candy bars from the shelves, and watching movies.

While roller skating he is surprised by a young woman who has hidden in the store to escape her overbearing father.  The scene provides a great example of the principal-agent problem and incentives.

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