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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:
Originally released by Discovery Education, 2001.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 03, 2018.
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.
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.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Economics.
Genre: Streaming videos.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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