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The Economics Of Happiness Crash Course Econ

They say money can't buy happiness, but who are they? Can money buy happiness? The answer is: sort of. While money may not be able to buy true happiness, lack of money can cause very real misery....

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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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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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Today we explore what obligations we hold with our personal beliefs. Hank explains epistemic responsibility and the issues it raises with everything from religious belief, to ship owning, to...

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This week Jacob and Adriene teach you about marginal analysis, which you're using RIGHT NOW! The video is coming from inside the house! Or something. You'll learn how marginal analysis guides...

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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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Why do people buy the stuff they buy? In classical economics, most models assume that consumers behave rationally. As you've probably noticed in your real life, in case after case, people don't...

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This is a shortened version of the award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. For the full 68-minute film, go to https://vimeo.com/ondemand/theeconomicsofhappiness or to www.localf...

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Helena Norberg-Hodge, producer "The Economics of Happiness," joins Thom Hartmann. This week - the United Nations is hosting a major conference on...happiness. That's right - with the world...

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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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Going local is a powerful strategy to repair our fractured world, our ecosystems and our selves. Purchase the film or find a screening on our website: www.localfutures.org/ Find us on social...

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Now that we've left behind the philosophy of religion, it's time to start exploring what other ways might exist to find meaning in the world. Today we explore essentialism and its response:...

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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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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill teach you about Economic Systems and Macroeconomics. So, economics is basically about choices. We'll look at some of the broadest economic choices when...

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How can Daenerys Targaryen help us understand personal identity? Find out as Hank continues our exploration of personal identity, learning about Hume's bundle theory and Parfit's theory...

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The Economics of Happiness Florida College, 'The Economics of Happiness' features a chorus of voices from six continents calling for systemic economic change. The documentary describes a world...

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Why are some countries rich? Why are some countries poor? In the end it comes down to Productivity. This week on Crash Course Econ, Adriene and Jacob investigate just why some economies are...

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So, during times of inflation or deflation, why doesn't the government just set prices? It sounds reasonable, but price ceilings or floors just don't work. Adriene and Jacob explain why. Subsidies,...

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Does earning a higher salary really make a person happier? Not permanently, according to GSE Affiliated Professor and ICREA-IEA Researcher Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell. Her research in happiness...

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