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Dead Weight Loss - Key Graphs of Microeconomics

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What is dead weight loss in microeconomics, and how does it relate to efficiency in a monopoly and society as a whole? An economics instructor explains these concepts in detail in a brief five-minute video.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Post video on a class website for students to review after an in-class lesson
  • Use as a model for your own instruction
Classroom Considerations
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Key points are displayed as text throughout video at bottom of screen
  • Explains concepts through illustrations on a whiteboard
  • Also discusses efficiency of producer and consumer surplus, as well as the effect of excise taxes and price ceilings
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Common Core