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Why do scholars go to school? Is it due to self-interest and wanting more for themselves? Adam Smith's concept of competition spearheads the third lesson of a 21-part economic series from Econ Lowdown. Scholars investigate how self-interest is at the heart of business competition. Podcasts and video lectures introduce examples of how self-interest actually drives the economy, and budding historians then see how self-interest drives their own lives and shapes their futures.
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