Teachers, you can now register your students for TWO NATIONAL COMPETITIONS this spring—our National Personal Finance Challenge (financial stability/mobility) and our National Economics Challenge (micro/macroeconomics).

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“The Giver”: Jonas Makes a Choice

Jonas, a twelve-year old, lives in a seemingly perfect futuristic world. His community protects him from all harm and in…
Key Concepts: Choice, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Property Rights Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Property Rights, which refers to the legal ownership of resources, including the right to…
Key Concepts: Economic Institutions, Economic Systems, Incentive…
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Risk and Return Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concepts of Risk and Return. Risk describes a situation in which the outcome is uncertain and…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Insurance, Investing…
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Competition and Market Structure Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Competition and Market Structures. In the context of markets, competition refers to the situation…
Key Concepts: Business Costs and Revenues, Market Structure, Market Structures…
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Supply Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Supply. Supply refers to a relationship between price and the quantity of a good…
Key Concepts: Markets, Markets and Prices, Price Ceilings and Floors…
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Scarcity Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Scarcity. The total resources of society, including natural resources, human resources, capital goods and…
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Economic Systems, Goods and Services…
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Saving and Investing Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concepts of Saving and Investing. Broadly speaking, an individual has only two choices about what to…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Interest…
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Consumers Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Consumers. Consumers are powerful in a market economy, and the economic choices of consumers…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Demand, Goods and Services…
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Technology Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Technology. The set of instructions or blueprints that inform producers about the various ways…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Productivity, Resources
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Demand Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Demand. Demand refers to a relationship between price and the quantity of a good…
Key Concepts: Consumers, Demand, Elasticity of Demand…
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Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concepts of Decision Making and Cost-Benefit Analysis. Decision making refers to the process by which rational…
Key Concepts: Choice, Credit, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis…
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Barriers to Trade Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Barriers to Trade. Barriers to trade are government rules that block or inhibit international…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Benefits of Trade, Credit…
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Trade, Exchange and Interdependence Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Trade, Exchange and Interdependence. People do not make everything that they and their family…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Benefits of Trade, Credit…
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Elasticity of Demand Video and Quiz

This video teaches the concept of Elasticity of Demand. Price elasticity of demand is the way of measuring how much…
Key Concepts: Demand, Elasticity of Demand, Incentive
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