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The Operation of an Economy / Discovery Education.

Infobase, (film distributor.). Discovery Education (Firm) (Added Author).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (20 min., 35 sec)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Discovery Education, [2001]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 03, 2018.
Originally released by Discovery Education, 2001.
Formatted Contents Note:
Production Considerations (2:47); Distribution Considerations (0:57); Production of Goods and Services from Resources (3:18); Exchange of Goods and Services (1:15); Circular Flow of Income (3:19); The Financial Sector (2:34); The Government Sector (2:07); The Foreign Sector (1:10); Changes in the Circular Flow and the Role of Government (2:41); Credits: The Operation of an Economy (0:21);
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Terms of use -
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Summary, etc.:
Goods and services drive economies. In this program viewers explore the concept of production and how needs and wants are linked to economic growth. The stages of production and the importance of meeting demand are detailed along with specialization, the circular flow of income, the role of the government, and foreign trade. In addition, viewers will see a historical perspective on the concepts.
Target Audience Note:
9 - 12
System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback pltform.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Access may be limited to affiliated libraries.
Access requires VIU IP addresses and is restricted to VIU students, faculty and staff.
Language Note:
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Economics.
Genre/Form: Internet videos.
Streaming videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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