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Bargain Hunting Adds Up to Unexpected Costs [electronic resource]

MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with Ellen Ruppel Shell, author of, "Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture," which explores modern consumers' love of inexpensive, mass-produced products, and the downsides - on wages, the environment, and quality - that a discount culture creates.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
7 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Related Title
PBS newshour
Contents
  • Marketing Compels Us to Buy (2:04)
  • Environmental Cost of Impulse Purchases (3:00)
  • Advice for Impulse Shoppers (1:18)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2009.
Recording Info
Original broadcast date: August 10, 2009.
Publisher no.
53380 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (7 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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