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Author Taylor, Timothy.

Title Unexpected economics [videorecording] / Timothy Taylor.

Imprint Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Non-Fiction  DVD 330 G787  Discs 1-4    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  330 G787  Booklet    ---  Available
Description 4 videodiscs (12 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (159 p. ; 19 cm.)
Series Great courses. Business & economics
Great courses (DVD). Business & economics.
Note 24 lectures at 30 min. each.
Contents disc 1. World of choices -- Market for pregnancy -- Selling a kidney -- Traffic congestion-costs pricing and you -- Two-way ties between religion and economics -- Prediction markets- Windows on the future.
disc 2. Pathways for crime and crime fighting -- Terrorism as a occupational choice -- Marriage as a search market -- Procreation and parenthood -- Small choices and racial discrimination -- Cooperation and the prisoner's dilemma.
disc 3. Fairness and ultimatum game -- Myopic preferences and behavioral economics -- Altruism, charity and gifts -- Loss aversion and reference point bias -- Risk and uncertainty -- Human herds and information cascades.
disc 4. Additction and choice -- Obesity-who bears the costs? -- Economics of natural disasters -- Sports lessons-pay, performance, tournaments -- Voting, money, and politics -- Pursuit of happiness.
System Details DVD ; NTSC.
Local Note DVD
20120111 gr
Subject Economics.
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 9781598037807
Music No. 5657 Teaching Company

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