Economics in the Movies, 1st Edition
- includes Access Card
- G. Dirk Mateer Pennsylvania State University
- ISBN-10: 0324302614 | ISBN-13: 9780324302615
- 64 Pages
- © 2006 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $46.50
This collection of twenty film scenes highlights many important economic principles, theories, and concepts. Specially designed as a student workbook to accompany any South-Western principles of economics textbook, it will help students learn core economic ideas through popular film. This format addresses the trend of the 'edutainment' approach to teaching that many instructors believe is necessary to keep students interested. South-Western is a part of Cengage Learning.
Introduction. FILM SCENES FOR LEARNING ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES. 1 Opportunity Cost: The Family Man. 2 Gains from Exchange: Out of Sight. 3 The Great Depression: Seabiscuit. 4 Growth & Prosperity: The Man Who Wasn�t There. 5 Money as a Medium of Exchange: Waterworld. 6 Unemployment: Reality Bites. 7 Inflation: The Major and the Minor. 8 Banking System: It�s a Wonderful Life. 9 Measuring Economic Performance: Traffic. 10 Comparative Advantage: Babe. 11 Intertemporal Time Management: About a Boy. 12 Consumer Choice: The Meaning of Life. 13 Monopoly: Being John Malkovich. 14 Asymmetric Information: Intolerable Cruelty. 15 Efficiency: Along Came Polly. 16 Game Theory: In the Name of the Father. 17 Unions: Bread & Roses. 18 Income: Parenthood. 19 Environmental Economics: Erin Brockovich. 20 Auctions: The River. Bibliography. Index.
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