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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I Want it That Way (& Juliet)

& Juliet takes place before Romeo and Juliet had been performed. Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare are discussing the ending of the play; Anne thinks that Juliet should live a fulfilling life and William’s ending is quite different. Learn about wants, resource allocation, constraints, and maximizing utility in this clip! Discussion Questions for “I Want […]

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Barbara 2.0 (Beetlejuice)

Barbara and Adam are in their attic looking over their belongings. Barbara first realizes, followed by Adam, that they no longer get the same enjoyment from these as she once did. This can be explained using the principles of tastes and preferences as well as an introduction to utility, which will be explored in this […]

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