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Economic Principles Resources

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School House Rock: Where the Money Goes

Economic basics… in animated musical form.

School House Rock: Dollars and Sense

Because the most important lessons in life are learned on PBS… when you're 5.

When Demand Outstrips Production Possibilities

More people want new iPhones than Apple can produce, and Apple won't jack up the price to the equilibrium point. Hello shortages…

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You might be able to live without an iPhone, but running out of critical drugs is a more serious problem.

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