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Resources and scarcity : what's economics all about? ; Markets : do they meet our needs?

Author: Richard T GillDavid SchoumacherFrank NesbittDavid BarbashEducational Film Center (Annandale, Va.)All authors
Publisher: Annandale, Va. : Educational Film Center ; S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Collection, 1992.
Series: Economics USA, no. 1-2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lesson 1. Resources and scarcity: What's economics all about? This introductory program illustrates how unlimited wants and scarce resources lead to tradeoffs and choices.

Lesson 2. Markets: do they meet our needs? This program examines a well-functioning, free-market system.

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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard T Gill; David Schoumacher; Frank Nesbitt; David Barbash; Educational Film Center (Annandale, Va.); Annenberg/CPB Collection.; WEFA Group.
ISBN: 1559462051 9781559462051
OCLC Number: 33977879
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: "Released: Fall 1986. Updated: 1989 and 1992"--Container.
Credits: Producers, writers, directors, (1) Frank Nesbitt, (2) David Barbash ; editors, Frank Nesbitt, Dan Rose, Louis Barbash ; music, Richard Paul Brier.
Performer(s): Economist Richard T. Gill (Comment and analysis) ; host, David Schoumacher.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Economics USA, no. 1-2.
Other Titles: Markets and prices
Markets
Responsibility: a cooperative project of Educational Film Center [and] Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, Inc. ; executive producer, Ira H. Klugerman ; project coordinator, Gail Arnall ; project director, Stephen L. Rabin.

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Lesson 1. Resources and scarcity: What's economics all about? This introductory program illustrates how unlimited wants and scarce resources lead to tradeoffs and choices.

Lesson 2. Markets: do they meet our needs? This program examines a well-functioning, free-market system.

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