1. One of our favorite questions from readers for Economics in Plain English was deceptively simple: What, after all, is money? And what sets it apart from something that's simply valuable? A big abstract idea like this called for a hands-on experiment.

    In this episode, business editor Derek Thompson pays a visit to a branch of EagleBank in Arlington, VA, to bother the world's friendliest bank teller with a series of dumb requests. As goofy as it seems, this little experiment is a helpful way to illustrate three essential functions of money: a store of value, a unit of account, and a medium of exchange. But you'll have to watch to see why.

    Watch more from Economics in Plain English: theatlantic.com/special-report/economics-simplified/

    Derek Thompson: theatlantic.com/derek-thompson/

    Story: theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/08/what-is-money/278980//

    Atlantic Video: theatlantic.com/video

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  2. Adaptación del popular libro homónimo escrito en 2005 por el economista Steven Levitt y el periodista Stephen Dubner, que ofrecen divertidos apuntes económicos relacionados con asuntos de la vida diaria. Se trata de una colección de documentales dirigidos por los mas notorios documentalistas actuales, que exploran el lado oculto de la naturaleza humana a través de las ciencias económicas.

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