9780324302615

Economics in the Movies (with Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324302615

  • ISBN10:

    0324302614

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-12-21
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub

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Summary

This collection of twenty film scenes highlights many important economic principles, theories, and concepts. Specially designed as astudent workbook to accompany any Thomson/South-Western principles of economics textbook, it will help students learn core economicideas through popular film. This format addresses the trend of the 'edutainment' approach to teaching that many instructors believe isnecessary to keep students interested.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction 1(2)
Film Scenes for Learning Economic Principles, Theories, and Concepts 3(2)
Opportunity Cost
The Family Man
5(2)
Gains from Exchange
Out of Sight
7(2)
The Great Depression
Seabiscuit
9(2)
Growth & Prosperity
The Man Who Wasn't There
11(2)
Money as a Medium of Exchange
Waterworld
13(2)
Unemployment
Reality Bites
15(2)
Inflation
The Major and the Minor
17(2)
Banking System
It's a Wonderful Life
19(2)
Measuring Economic Performance
Traffic
21(2)
Comparative Advantage
Babe
23(2)
Intertemporal Time Management
About a Boy
25(2)
Consumer Choice
The Meaning of Life
27(2)
Monopoly
Being John Malkovich
29(2)
Asymmetric Information
Intolerable Cruelty
31(2)
Efficiency
Along Came Polly
33(2)
Game Theory
In the Name of the Father
35(2)
Unions
Bread & Roses
37(2)
Income
Parenthood
39(2)
Environmental Economics
Erin Brockovich
41(2)
Auctions
The River
43(2)
Bibliography 45(2)
Index 47

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