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    For example, when a player upgrades from a settlement to a city, their productivity doubles. However, the board has a limited amount of space and a limited amount of resources, so players must think about expansion strategically. This is called scarcity: limited resources and unlimited wants and needs force people to make economic decisions that result in opportunity costs. Players must decide if they want to build a road versus a settlement, or a city instead of buying a development card.…

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    Scarcity in School There was way too much to do with such little time. The assignments kept on piling on and on with no break and their was with just a constant pile of work waiting be finished. Scarcity in real time is something that is really hard to manage, especially when it comes to school. The constant piling of homework assignments that teacher’s issue is something that every high school student knows about and the pain of dealing with it. This is something that every person in high…

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    The 100 is a novel written by Kass Morgan. Kass Morgan studied at Brown University to achieve her Bachelor’s degree for literature and then later got her Master’s degree at Oxford. She now lives in Brooklyn, New York. The 100 is her most successful novel written and she has been awarded many things for this novel. This novel takes place around 300 years after the Earth was exposed by radiation, which made the Earth not safe to be on. In the novel, humans are known as the “Colony”. This…

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    1. I think this would be a great entry level introduction to the basics of economics. This lesson can be taught in a 6th or 7th grade class. This lesson uses an ice cream stand simulation to teach the concepts of supply and demand. Since the lesson focuses around an ice cream stand simulation it creates a fun engaging activity to get the kids involved (I mean who doesn’t love ice cream)! The students are given the opportunity to create their own small business which I think is awesome. I think…

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    stands for "There Aint No Such Thing As A Free Lunch." When we hear the word free, there needs to be a red flag go up because as the saying goes there ain't nothing free, as there are resource costs somewhere in the mix (Sexton, 2012). With scarcity, we have unlimited wants, and limited resources and competition can make it difficult for allocating resources and efficiency makes the economic pie as large as possible (Sexton, 2012). For firms to compete, they have to become more efficient,…

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    There are three fundamental questions all economies must answer that concern the problem of how to distribute society’s scarce resources. The three basic questions include; what will be produced, how will items be produced, and for whom will it be produced. These questions must be answered to help meet the needs of its economic people. An economy must decide what scarce resources it will use to produce, along with whether it be a good and/or service. After selecting which resources will be…

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    1. INTRODUCTION: (Dan Moynihan, 2000) Resource scarcity is the most contentious topic and it refers to the limited amount of goods and resources to meet the desired ends. There are only a finite number of resources like workers, natural resources and raw materials. But there are different…

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    Besides limited resources and overpopulation, water scarcity is a significant challenge with reportedly over a billion people unable to access clean and more importantly safe drinking water, and around 2.6 billion living without proper sanitation; resulting in a high incidence rate of illness, hospitalizations and mortality related to contaminated drinking water (Diamandis & Kotler,…

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    ”. For example, if the price of water increases, people and farmers will use water more efficiently. Price can control the demand of goods and services, because going with the increasing of price is the decline of demand. Customers always look at the price before deciding to buy a good and when the price is high, customer’s want is less. In this diagram below, the Production Possibility Frontier curve has shifted to the right because of the decreasing in water and increasing in demand. When…

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    going on in these "mega slums". One of the biggest resources that is most competed for is water. Water is so scarce and is distributed unevenly throughout the slums of Dharavi. It 's causing many conflicts. The allocation of water resources is also an issue. More water from the dams is going to sugar factories and newly built residential areas compete with golf courses while farmers are losing out on water for crop irrigation. This is making them rely more on erratic monsoons. Regions with a…

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