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Econ Presentation 3 - Economy D


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After students learn about Economic Systems, this presentation introduces the concepts of the "off the books" underground economy

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Econ Presentation 3 - Economy D

  1. 1. SYSTEM DThe Economic Underground
  2. 2. 1. What is “System D”? Economics that exist OUTSIDE the traditional framework(such as trade agreements, labor laws, copyright protections, product safety regulations, anti-pollution legislation and a host of other political, social and environmental policies)
  3. 3. 2. Like drug trafficking?
  4. 4. ...ok...for example?
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  8. 8. 3. What kind of money are we talking about here?World’s second-largest economyEconomic productivity of $10 trillion (which is probably a low estimate).World-wide, by 2020, will employ 2 out of every 3 working people.
  9. 9. 4. So, this growth is mostly criminal enterprise?
  10. 10. 5. Does the government have a solution to this system? System D is more prevalent where the government is the controlling barrier in the economy System D is more prevalent where the government is the cause of problems
  11. 11. 6. So...then System D is good? System D is usually a symptom of other human rights abuses.
  12. 12. So...what?