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The Economics Of Death Crash Course Econ

We need to have a talk about your future. You're going to die. We all are. And it's probably going to be expensive. This week on CC Econ, Adriene is talking about the economics of death. Some...

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Why is health care so expensive? Once again, there are a lot of factors in play. Jacob and Adriene look at the many reasons that health care in the US is so expensive, and what exactly we get...

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We've been talking about the unavoidables recently. Last time, we covered Death. This time, it's taxes. So, what are taxes? Why do we pay taxes? What is all that tax money used for? This week,...

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What is an underground economy? Whether you call it a black market, a grey market, or just the shop down the street, its about connecting people with goods outside of official channels. Some...

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Is Immigration good or bad? Immigration is a touchy subject in the United States. The 2016 election has been filled with debate about the subject, and both proponents and opponents have lots...

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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill launch a brand new Crash Course on Economics! So, what is economics? Good question. It's not necessarily about money, or stock markets, or trade. It's...

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We don't always get it right. Shooting Crash Course Econ was a lot of fun, OK? Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse ...

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Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/econstories If you enjoy this, watch this episode next: https://youtu.be/wXnnAWkTb8w In this episode of EconPop, Andrew discusses the...

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What is foreign aid? How much foreign aid does the United States distribute each year. Comparatively, not much. In fact, foreign aid only accounts for a small fraction of most nations' overall...

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Audience Question: Where do you think reality falls between so-called rational economics and behavioral economics? --On the Bonus Show: Tax cuts don't lead to economic growth, Alex Jones...

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Today we are talking about death, looking at philosophical approaches from Socrates, Epicurus, and Zhuangzi. We will consider whether it's logical to fear your own death, or the deaths of...

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In this video I talk about the different eras of human technological progress and the possibility of technological singularity. Even though it seems like science fiction, it's likely that we...

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What is a monopoly? It turns out, it's more than just a board game. It's a terrible, terrible economic practice in which giant corporations dominate markets and hurt consumers. Except when...

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What is a trade deficit? Well, it all has to do with imports and exports and, well, trade. This week Jacob and Adriene walk you through the basics of imports, exports, and exchange. So, you...

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In this video, we discuss asymmetric information, adverse selection, and propitious selection in relation to the market for health insurance. Health insurance consumers come in a range of health,...

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Today we are moving on from the existence of God to look at the philosophical debate surrounding the traditional divine attributes - omnipotence, omniscience, omnitemporality, and omnibenevolence....

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In which John Green teaches you about the Industrial Economy that arose in the United States after the Civil War. You know how when you're studying history, and you're reading along and everything...

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EconMovies explain economic concepts through movies. In this episode, I use Star Wars to introduce the concepts of scarcity, choices, self-interest, incentives, cost/benefit analysis, voluntary...

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Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set to buy a set for your home or classroom. In...

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