Eco 100 week 5 discussion

ECO 100 WEEK 5 DISCUSSION

“Considering Tradeoffs You Make Every Day”

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Let’s talk about two tradeoffs we face every day: how we spend our time and money. 

We can only do two things with income: spend it or save it. Time is the ultimate resource. We can choose to spend time working to earn an income or we can do other things, broadly classified as leisure. Reply to these prompts to start your discussion:

• How does a change in interest rate affect your decision to spend or save? How would a change in the interest rate affect a firm’s decision to invest or save? 

• How might an increase in the wage rate affect what you do with your time? 

• Now describe a tradeoff you’ve made in terms of time or income. 

Talk about tradeoffs with your peers:

 Reply to one peer who made a tradeoff to which you can relate. Discuss and compare your decisions. 

 Discuss some tradeoffs you face every day. Do use these videos as a staring point for comparison! 

How about these videos as a tradeoff– I think you will remember these videos forever!———- 

 Economic life in Europe compared with the United States—–I can personally attest to this as I lived and worked in both nations!

France- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UwQ2fyEgzo  

and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lueHW9EL7kc 

and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovO18E-hgew

England- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOZmvaFfjtk

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