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A Bonus Video On How To Find Consumer Surplus And Producer Surplus Graphically…

September 27th, 2013 · 8 Comments
Econ 101 · Videos

A bonus video for you- I figured it would be helpful for those of you who are taking econ 101 to have a tutorial on how to find consumer surplus and producer surplus on a graph, since the rules are pretty straightforward but not always well explained. You can find more practice problems and tutorials [...]

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Some Weekend Watching Of Someone Who Isn’t Me, Robert Reich Edition…

September 21st, 2013 · No Comments
Policy · Videos

Here’s an idea for next Friday’s date night: Robert Reich has a new movie coming out (yes, you read that right) that is being billed as An Inconvenient Truth for economics. Not surprisingly, it’s called “Inequality for All,” and it’s pretty much what you’d expect given the title. The article linked to above is particularly [...]

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Videos: All About Unemployment…

February 13th, 2012 · No Comments
Econ 101 · Videos

What do unemployment statistics and Irish rock bands have in common? Watch the videos and find out. (No really, it’s in there. Also, super nerd points if you can get it ahead of time.) You can see both the videos and articles organized in what I hope are useful ways here. You may have also [...]

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Videos: One More On Aggregate Income And A Few On Consumer Choice…

February 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Econ 101 · Macroeconomics · Videos

I promise, no more on measuring aggregate output after this…maybe. Clearly I’ve moved onto my new boyfriend, consumer choice…though I must admit that budget constraints were not as scintillating as I would have hoped, so I don’t know if I’m going steady with him yet. Maybe I’ll skip around a little more with topics before [...]

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Lagrange Multipliers, Or Econgirl’s Foray Into Real Math…

January 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments
Fun With Math · Videos

I get very frustrated when people say things like “I can’t do economics because I’m not good at math,” since I feel strongly that basic economics isn’t about math, and there is plenty that people can understand about economics without trudging through a bunch of algebra. That said, I am teaching graduate students this semester, [...]

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Videos: More On Gross Domestic Product…

January 25th, 2012 · 2 Comments
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I promised you more on Gross Domestic Product, so here goes… You can see both the videos and articles organized in what I hope are useful ways here. You may have also noticed that the latest articles are posted in the left sidebar under “Econgirl at About.com” and the latest videos are posted in the right [...]

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