Wants vs. Needs Supply and Demand Goods vs. Services Incentives Trade-offs Opportunity Cost Competition Risk and Benefits Barter Entrepreneurship Information Asymmetry Diminishing Marginal Utility Benefits of Trade Prices Profits Public Choice Scarcity Voting Knowledge in Decision-Making Buying Behaviors Alchian-Allen Effect Charities Complements Substitutes Free vs. Planned Economy Specialization Tragedy of the Commons Black Markets Rationing Resources Standard of Living Investment
Do you have an elementary detective? Teach them elementary economics with Striker Jones!
Recommended by the 2014 Mamie Eisenhower Library Project
Striker Jones is a two-part classic kid's detective series that teaches kids ages 8-12 basic economic concepts. By solving entertaining mysteries with boy detective, Striker Jones, kids will learn concepts like wants vs. needs, supply and demand, risk, and incentives. Each book can stand on its own, and we promise, no jargon -- only fun!
Teachers and homeschoolers, use the books to enrich your social studies activities. Plus, don't miss the Teacher's Companions for both novels! Parents, introduce valuable economics concepts that your child will use for life!