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The economics of eBay, explained

Kai Ryssdal Nov 29, 2007
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The economics of eBay, explained

Kai Ryssdal Nov 29, 2007
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EXECUTIVE SNAPSHOT

Who: Meg Whitman, president and CEO of eBay

Education: Earned a bachelor of economics degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

What you may not know: When she bids for products on eBay, she prefers the “proxy bid” method that sets a cap on how much she’s willing to pay.

Personal: She is married to Griffith R. Harsh IV and has two children.

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