Give Them What They Want (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels)

Lawrence and his bodyguard sing about their scheme to con money from their wealthy victims: desperate ladies. Lawrence is planning to con money from these women by “giving them what they want”.Giving customers what they want is a great strategy for legitimate businesses; the most successful firms give the customers exactly what they want to […]

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Great Big Stuff (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels)

Freddie is asked what he wants – and he doesn’t hesitate to answer. He wants all sorts of things. This would be a good song to play to introduce the concept of marginal utility and/or the marginal utility of wealth. If you don’t have much money, receiving $10,000 can be life-changing. But after you’re already […]

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