What about the economy?! Intro part 7

This post is the seventh part in a series called “introduction to economics”. I recommend that you go back and read the previous posts in the series if you’re unfamiliar with economics as a subject.  As of my last post we’re finally done with going through a basic […]

What’s yours is mine: distribution and inequality. Intro part 6

This post aims to provide a basic understanding of distribution. As a first step in the vast landscape that is economics, I go through the details for a common definition for economics as a subject. The most established definition of economics is some variant of “the study of […]

Why buy stuff? Consumption and rationality. Intro part 5

This post aims to provide a basic understanding of consumption. As a first step in the vast landscape that is economics, I go through the details for a common definition for economics as a subject. The most established definition of economics is some variant of “the study of […]

Das kapital: economic games and capital. Intro part 4.

This post aims to provide a basic understanding capital as a factor of production. In my two most recent posts I covered the classical definition for the factors of production and then went into a bit more detail on both land and labor. If you are unfamiliar with […]

Hard at work or hardly worker placement. Intro part 3

This post aims to provide a basic understanding of labor as a factor of production. In my last post I covered the basics of production and talked briefly about land as a factor of production. If you are unfamiliar with the definition for the factors of production then […]

Factor in the production. Intro part 2

This post aims to provide a basic understanding of production. The most established definition of economics is some variant of “the study of production, consumption, and distribution of goods and services”. This is the second post in a series exploring economics in board games, you can find the […]

Too goods to be true. Intro part 1

This post aims to provide a basic understanding of goods and services. As with any learning you must first learn the basics – therefore we begin by exploring a basic definition of economics. The most established definition of economics is some variant of “the study of production, consumption, […]