Blankets and Bedding (Come From Away)

When emergency strikes on September 11, 2001, a community steps up to help. There are several hundred people need assistance through a place to stay and essential supplies, which increases the demand for many goods! Learn about principles of demand and supply, as well as what the shop owner does to help alleviate the increased […]

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Piragua Reprise (In the Heights)

There is a blackout “In the Heights” during the hottest week of the year, and the seller of Piragua, a shaved ice drink, is happy. Why? Two reasons: first, the high heat means that the demand for Piragua will be higher. Second, the singer finds out his main competition has also closed down. Both of […]

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Privilege to Pee (Urinetown the Musical)

Thanks to J. Brian O’Roark for creating this video and the description below. The musical Urinetown presents a greedy businessman who deals with a water shortage by instituting a toilet tax. If you don’t pay, you are banished, hence the “Privilege to Pee”. In this song we see the basics of demand and supply played […]

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