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All About the Green (The Wedding Singer)

What does it take to be successful? That’s the discussion that Glen and Robbie are having about their futures. They discuss many topics and events happening in 1985, when the musical is taking place, that can now be discussed now to teach historic economic and finance topics. Learn about compensating wage differentials, money, finance, and […]

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Spoonful of Sugar (Mary Poppins)

We all know that a “Spoonful of Sugar” helps the medicine go down; however, have you ever thought about why is it exactly a spoonful (why not more or less)? It’s all about getting the optimal quantities of inputs, of course!Learn about optimal inputs, output, isoquant, minimize costs, budget constraint in this clip! Discussion Questions […]

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Another Day of Sun (La La Land)

The residents of Southern California are stuck in traffic but still singing in joy; even though their lives aren’t all glamorous, at least its nearly always sunny. The nice climate in their region has an impact on the housing market. Learn about Demand and Supply, and Housing Prices in this clip! Discussion Questions for “Another […]

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More is Better (Mean Girls The Musical)

Cady sings that “more is always better,” which is something that is typically assumed in economics. This is not always the case though, as the law of diminishing marginal utility stands true.Learn about the Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility, utility, and bads in this clip! Discussion Questions for “More is Better”

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