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Economics U$A

Author: David SchoumacherRichard T GillFrank NesbittJohn M MurdockRichard Paul Brier; et al; All authors
Publisher: S. Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg Media, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen versionView all editions and formats
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Explores the fundamentals of economic history, theory, and practice, including microeconomics and macroeconomics, through interview with Nobel Prize-winning economists. The series features Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson, John Kenneth Galbraith, Walter Heller, and others. In each program, case studies of major exonomic events show how economic theory relates to the real world. Made for college and high school  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Schoumacher; Richard T Gill; Frank Nesbitt; John M Murdock; Richard Paul Brier; Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates.; Educational Film Center (Annandale, Va.); Annenberg Media.; et al
ISBN: 1576807444 9781576807446
OCLC Number: 68962605
Notes: Released as video fall 1986, updated 1992 and 2002.
Credits: Videographers, John M. Murdock ... [et al.] ; editors, Frank Nesbitt ... [et al.] ; music, Richard Paul Brier.
Performer(s): Correspondent: David Schoumacher ; economist, Richard T. Gill.
Description: 5 videodiscs (ca 840 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. Programs 1-6: Resources and scarcity ; Markets and prices ; U.S. economic growth ; Booms and busts ; John Maynard Keynes ; Fiscal policy Disc 2. Programs 7-12: Inflation ; The banking system ; The Federal Reserve ; Stagflation ; Productivity ; Federal deficits --
Disc 3. Programs 13-18: Monetary policy ; Stabilization policy ; The firm ; Supply and demand ; Perfect competition and inelastic demand ; Economic efficiency --
Disc 4. Programs 19-24: Monopoly ; Oligopolies ; Pollution ; Labor and management ; Profits and interest ; Reducing poverty ; Disc 5. Programs 25-28: Economic growth ; Public goods and responsibility ; International trade ; Exchange rates.
Other Titles: Economics USA
Economics United States of America
Responsibility: A cooperative project of Educational Film Center, Wharton Economic Forecasting Associates, Inc. ; producers, Frank Nesbitt ... [et al.] ; writers, Frank Nesbitt ... [et al.] ; directors, Frank Nesbitt ... [et al.].

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Explores the fundamentals of economic history, theory, and practice, including microeconomics and macroeconomics, through interview with Nobel Prize-winning economists. The series features Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson, John Kenneth Galbraith, Walter Heller, and others. In each program, case studies of major exonomic events show how economic theory relates to the real world. Made for college and high school classrooms and adult learners.

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Economics USA: 21st Century Edition (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and International Economics)

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This extensive series provides emblematic historical stories illustrating a host of 28 economics phenomena and principles. Each of the 28 <i>programs</i> consists of a discussion of the phenomenon, a brief survey of terminology, an account of an historical event that directly illustrates the subject...
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