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Economics U$A. 14, Resources and scarcity : what's economics all about?

Author: David Schoumacher; Nariman Behravesh; Richard T Gill; Educational Film Center (Annandale, Va.),
Publisher: District of Columbia : Annenberg Learner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English : 21st century edition
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Faced with dwindling resources, Congress fiercely debated whether to preserve 100 million acres of Alaskan land as a national park, or open the land for mineral exploration. World War II saw an unprecedented period of economic growth. The need to mobilize resources overseas quickly was palpable. In the 1970s U.S. textile industries risked competitive advantage in increasingly active Asian markets by investing more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Schoumacher; Nariman Behravesh; Richard T Gill; Educational Film Center (Annandale, Va.),
OCLC Number: 1052763723
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed August 14, 2018).
Performer(s): Correspondent, David Schoumacher ; economists, Nariman Behravesh, Richard T. Gill.
Description: 1 online resource (28 min.)
Other Titles: Resources and scarcity :
What's economic's all about?
Economics USA
Economics United States of America
Responsibility: a production of EFC.

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Faced with dwindling resources, Congress fiercely debated whether to preserve 100 million acres of Alaskan land as a national park, or open the land for mineral exploration. World War II saw an unprecedented period of economic growth. The need to mobilize resources overseas quickly was palpable. In the 1970s U.S. textile industries risked competitive advantage in increasingly active Asian markets by investing more in the health of their workers. In all investments there are trade-offs and choices. These stories show how the cost of using some resources sometimes comes at the expense of others.

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