AEB 2014 (Long) - AEB 2014: E CONOMICS, FOOD AND YOU. This...

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AEB 2014: ECONOMICS, FOOD AND YOU. This is a 3 semester hour survey course taught by Dr. Burl Long. It is designed to give broad rather than complete coverage to a limited number of economic concepts which can be readily applied to recognizable problems. Topical Outline I. Choices,Costs and Social Order Scarce Resources. .. TANSTAAFL "You can't always get what you want. .." How much is a life worth? II. The Power of Prices Supply, Demand and Market Outcomes Reading consumers' mind (and bending it) Does price matter? (elasticity) Crime and the market for drugs. The what and why of sin taxes III. Efficiency and Political Prices Consumers and Producers Rent controls, usury, and the price of corn The Economics of Health Care IV. To Trade or Not To Trade Expanding The Options Lost Jobs, Lost Opportunities? Tariffs, Quotas, and Other Distortions. Growing Tomatoes in Florida The President, "Fast Track", and Congress V. The Firm (not John Grisham's) Making it Legal How to Get The Money Growing Pigs For Fun Or Profit
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