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Series: Economics: Cost of Living

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About this Series

  • Lessons: 5
  • Total Time: 0h 34m
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unlimited
  • Created At: 04/01/2010
  • Last Updated At: 04/01/2010

In this five lesson video series, we will analyze the cost of living as it is related to economics. In the first lesson, we will look at how the cost of living has changed as well as changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) over time. In the second lesson, we will look at at a case study on the index of leading economic indicators to give us an indication of how well the economy in a given region is doing. in the third lesson, we will be learning to calculate the rate of inflation and its consequences. In the fourth lesson, we will be comparing and contrasting the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Distribution. In the fifth and final lesson of hte series, we will look at the income distribution in the United States.

Taught by Professor Tomlinson, this video series was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Economics. This course and others are available from Thinkwell, Inc. The full course can be found at http://www.thinkwell.com/student/product/economics. The full course covers economic thinking, markets, consumer choice, household behavior, production, costs, perfect competition, market models, resource markets, market failures, market outcomes, macroeconomics, macroeconomic measurements, economic fluctuations, unemployment, inflation, the aggregate expenditures model, banking, spending, saving, investing, aggregate demand and aggregate supply model, monetary policy, fiscal policy, productivity and growth, and international examples.

Steven Tomlinson teaches economics at the Acton School of Business in Austin, Texas. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Oklahoma and earned a Ph.D. in economics at Stanford University. Prof. Tomlinson's academic awards include the prestigious Texas Excellence Teaching Award given by the University of Texas Alumni Association and being named "Outstanding Core Faculty in the MBA Program" several times. He has developed several instructional guides and computerized educational programs for economics.

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