Garage Sale

Media Type: TV Clips Topic: Opportunity Cost, International Trade & Finance

The Office

The office decides to hold a garage sale. Everyone brings in their unwanted stuff to sell. Dwight is great at bargaining and he quickly trades up until he holds a telescope but Jim is secretly setting him up and he gets Dwight to trade the telescope for a bag of magic beans! This is my favorite episode and it is provides many wonderful examples of gains from trade and also illustrates the opportunity cost of decisions. 

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