Lots of Econ in This is The End (NSFW)

This is a little NSFW and has some mild language, but it illustrates tradeoffs really well. This is the End is a movie about actors playing fictionalized versions of themselves in an apocalypse. In this season, the actors are trying to decide how to divide their stockpile.

AT&T: We Want More

I use this clip in a couple of different ways. I usually use it to teach normal goods and the idea that when incomes increase, “we want more.” I also use it a bit in my upper-level course when I get to the idea of indifference curves being mapped in a good-good space.

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