Intro to Economics: Crash Course Econ #1

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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill launch a brand new Crash Course on Economics! So, what is economics? Good question. It’s not necessarily about money, or stock markets, or trade. It’s about people and choices. What, you may ask, does that mean. We’ll show you. Let’s get started!

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sf sdfsdf says:

anyone else find the girl annoying?

Ronald Hapchwarae says:

Anti business Liberal? God I hate USA use of the word Liberal.

Greg K. says:

V E R Y G O O D TO E X C E L L E N T ! These CrashCourse series of videos are very good to excellent, and the basic economic concepts are explained most clearly. On a scale of 1 to 10, I would rate these lessons 9 to 10. Thank you so much to both the lady and the gentleman for the videos!

Roshan Raj Mishra says:

This is the best way a student like me can learn Economics! Please make videos like these for all subjects of the world and Education will be fun!!

win tang says:

I'm a med student still not in residency, was interested in economic since high school. I wished I had a minor or another major in economics cause now I don't have a piece of paper to prove I know this stuff. using my time to watch youtube and not studying. poor economic choices. choosing to go to med school overseas instead of in America losing time. bad economic choice. well I learned chinese so maybe not so bad. Understanding the economic choices of countries and government seems to be a lot easier than understanding the economic choices of my own life. 🙁

Incognito Caller says:

SAAME at Madonna being in the video. She did that

M. Speaks says:

Hope they can find a way to make the videos fun without corniness sometime soon 👍🏽

Mercedes Maynard says:

Only here because I have a final in five days…

Đức Hoàng says:

Can you explain things slower please ? I cannot catch up even while using caption in my mother-tounge. 🙁

Archer Bunner says:

Clarification: Economists and others did predict the 2008 financial crisis. But there were risky incentives cost for many of the people who knew that it was likely to happen. It was essentially a ponzi-scheme. There were not enough people well educated in Economics to provide the pressure necessary to change market practices.

Note Buyer says:

Damn, this is a crash course, yet it explained economics better, more succinctly than my Intro to Econ in college!

Gayle Morales says:

I hope people would donate and subscribe in their thing because crash course would be free forever and people like me that cant afford to pay priced lessons can still have this amazing channel as reference 🙂

ryan dragnell says:

free uncles

Zach Smelser says:

If you change the speed setting to 0.5, they sound drunk. 0.75 is pretty good. Try it.

Riley Masterson says:

Will this teach the material in AP Macroeconomics? I have the AP test in a month, and I want to be sure that I'm learning relevant material.

Samuel Berton says:

Why is he wearing an AC/DC belt?

Sebastjans Slavitis says:

please no more dolls from now on, okay?

Nicholas Lane says:

I loved high school economics lol

Musica Rose says:

good day can anyone tell me ways how a country demand money

Jackson Kjar says:

I'm kind of surprised people weren't strait up breeding rats

EvilToastersauras says:

man cums from the word mankind

Default Account says:

love your ac dc belt buckle

Manuel Funes says:

Hi! Do you have a video about risk management ? Or where I can find it? Thanks in advance

Dragon 9 says:

The "and woman!" added to the quotes is not needed and really makes you look like either batshit crazy feminazis or have sold your reputation to such people. Since I assume you are mentally sane, I would highly recommend removing it.

Eamon James Fahey says:

slooooow doooowwwwnn!!!!

MaxMikescrool1 says:

Can someone tell me if there's a video that mentions the GDP and the federal budget process?

Akanyang More says:

Can someone explain marginal cost and marginal benefit.

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