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Articles on Economics

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Want vs. Need: Basic Economics
A want is something you could have, and a need is something you have to have. Sounds simple, right? Sometimes, it's not that easy. Read this article, and you'll understand more about wants and needs.

Supply and Demand: Basic Economics
Supply and Demand are two of the most basic concepts in economics. This fun, illustrated article explains these terms in words you can easily understand.

Basic Economics: Scarcity and Choices
Scarcity is how little of something is available. It forces us to make choices, like how much of something to buy or how much money to spend on something. Scarcity is one of the most basic concepts of economics. Find out more in this easy-to-understand article.

Basic Economics: Interdependence
Interdependence is a very big word. It's also a key term in the study of economics. This fun, illustrated article makes this big word easy to understand. Check it out!

Summer Fun: The Economics of the Lemonade Stand
Have some fun AND make some money by setting up a lemonade stand.

Who Needs Money?
This fun article looks at the role of money in society and how you can make money without realizing it.