Clothes from Grain: A Miracle or a Problem?
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Students read fables about entrepreneurs who buy grain and turn it into clothing, or resell the grain and use the proceeds to import clothing. They use the fables to determine why people trade, and to analyze costs and benefits of trade policies.
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