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Jack of All Trades: Advanced Specialization Online Module for Non-educators

In this module, use your knowledge of the production possibilities curve to determine how specialization in production can yield greater global consumption.

Specifically, Andy and Jack grow potatoes and strawberries on their islands, Los Andeles and Jackramento. When trying to find the mix of potato and strawberry production that will satisfy the islanders’ wants, they happen upon a solution that provides greater strawberry and potato consumption – specialization and trade.

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Audience:   Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   Economics
Resource Types:   Online Course/Module
Concepts:   Production Possibilities Frontier, Trade/International Trade, Opportunity Cost, Productivity