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The Underground Economy Crash Course Econ

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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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How does education work? Where does the money come from? Who pays for it? Is going to college a good investment? Adriene and Jacob are talking today ...

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What is globalization? Is globalization a good thing or not. Well, I have an answer that may not surprise you: It's complicated. This week, Jacob and Adriene will ...

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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 ...

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How much should you get paid for your job? Well, that depends on a lot of factors. Your skill set, the demand for the skills you have, and what other people are ...

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This week on Crash Course Econ, Jacob and Adriene are talking about failure. Specifically, we're talking about market failures. When markets don't provide a ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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In this video I explain what happens when the government controls market prices. Price ceilings are a legal maximum price and price floors are a minimum legal ...

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If you're ever put in charge of a national economy, there are a few things you should try to avoid. Before you laugh, just remember, you COULD be in charge of ...

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In which Adriene and Jacob teach you about how and why prices rise. Sometimes prices rise as a result of inflation, which is a pretty normal thing for economies ...

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Banks are a riddle wrapped up in an enigma. We all kind of know that they do stuff with money we don't understand, while the last crisis left a feeling of deep ...

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Most of us can be little bit guilty of not wanting to declare everything that we earn to the taxman – so, this week Crash Course investigates the shadow economy.

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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 ...

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This week, Adriene and Jacob teach you about macroeconomics. This is the stuff of big picture economics, and the major movers in the economy. Like taxes and ...

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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 ...

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What is debt? What is a deficit? And do these things have different outcomes for individuals and nations? Adriene and Jacob answer all these questions and ...

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