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Marketplace: Back-to-School Retail

Marketplace, a daily economics news program heard on National Public Radio, featured a story on August 14, 2001 about teenagers’ retail habits during the months preceding the 2001 school year.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/27/2003

Marketplace: Economy of Architecture

In March 2004, Andrew Haeg reported that in this age of globalization, great cultural centers have become essential to a city's economic survival. The arts can even put cities like Milwaukee on the map.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 01/21/2009

Marketplace: MIT Business Plan Competition

The Sloan School of Business at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hosts a yearly competition for the best business plan. It's not just your average science fair project. Many entrepreneurs have used the money they won in the MIT competition to turn a paper plan into reality. Marketplace host David Brancaccio talks with two students, Jeremy Bender and Obadiah Plante, who won the contest in May 2002 ([EEL-link id='1974' title='www.marketplace.org/shows/2002/05/16_mpp.html' ] - from 13:51 to 17:40).

Grades: 9-12
Published: 04/03/2009

Related Publications

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Learning, Earning and Investing: High School

This publication contains 23 lessons that introduce high school students to the world of investing--its benefits and risks and the critical role it plays in fostering capital formation and job creation in our free market system.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2004

23 out of 23 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.

Trading Around the World

Created as a supplement to existing middle school world geography and world history courses, the 5 units in this guide introduce students to the basics of global trade.

Grades: 6-9
Published: 2007

7 out of 7 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.