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Lesson: Marketplace: TV Niche News


Marketplace: Corporate Leap Frog

This lesson will focus on competition among sellers and the factors that can make one company more successful than another in the same market. Competition between K-Mart, Wal- Mart, and Target will be examined to see what kinds of competition (price and non-price) can help one company 'leap' ahead of another.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/18/2004

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: Real(ity) Estate

This lesson teaches students about opportunity cost through some steps of buying a house. It also shows students how advertising affects consumer decision-making.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 05/21/2008

Related Publications

The following lessons come from the Council for Economic Education's library of publications. Clicking the publication title or image will take you to the Council for Economic Education Store for more detailed information.


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.

Entrepreneurship Economics

Entrepreneurship Economics introduces high school students to entrepreneurship through a resource market simulation, which demonstrates how entrepreneurship promotes economic activity and benefits society.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 2012

4 out of 12 lessons from this publication relate to this EconEdLink lesson.