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The Wizard of Oz Visits Japan

Deflationary conditions in the United States have not returned since the Great Depression. Instead, U.S. policymakers have frequently found it...
Key Concepts: Fiscal Policy
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The Economics of the Family Farm

Learn about the status of farming as a career, investigate the management of a family farm, and examine one recent...
Key Concepts: Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization, Goods and Services…
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Economic Indicators

How do economists make their forecasts about the U.S. economy? What are the economic indicators that help forecast economic activity...
Key Concepts: Consumers, Economic Institutions, Financial Markets…
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Population Growth: Friend or Foe?

The environment has recently been the focus of much research and discussion. Because productive resources are limited, it is important...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Rationing Transplants: An Ethical Problem

On November 1, 1999, Walter Payton, former Chicago Bears running back, died waiting for a liver transplant. Payton's death re-opened...
Key Concepts: Demand, Incentive, Market Structure…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18, 2016 is Martin Luther King Day. Students can explore the history behind this day and this charismatic man...
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Division of Labor/Specialization
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