Pomelo quantities


You can have eight cut pieces of pomelo, shrink-wrapped in styrofoam, or a whole uncut pomelo, about 16 pieces. Both are 1000 kyat (U$1.28). How is labor valued for the peeling of different fruits? Is his adeptness at opening pomelos appropriately valued? Has he raised his prices gradually as he’s become quicker at opening pomelos? How would his pricing model change if he (or his competitor) obtained a tool that made the peeling of pomelos markedly easier/quicker – would customers in a given context comment on this/demand price changes? Why/not?


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