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Web Site of the Week: Economics U$A: 21st Century Edition

The so-called “dismal science” is dismal no longer as the result of this engaging and thoughtful exploration of the world of economics. Created by the Educational Film Center and offered as one of the Annenberg Learner resources, this primer on micro- and macroeconomics includes 28 30-minute programs. These materials were released in 2012, and they over topics such as Supply and Demand, Economic Efficiency, and Profits and Interest.  Educators will be glad to learn that the complete program website includes discussion questions, worksheets, and additional activities for the classroom. The series is quite up to date, and it even includes a discussion of the 2008 banking crisis and technology’s broad  influence on the economy.  [KMG]

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