The Science of Supply and Demand

Pandemics, hurricanes, and other scientific events can alter the course of markets. Changes in technology can, too. The March 2021 issue of Page One Economics® explains the laws of supply and demand and uses graphs to show how price and quantity change when markets shift.

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Education Level: 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: AP Economics Economics STEM
Concepts: Demand Supply Markets Market Equilibrium
Resource Types: Publication
Languages: English
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