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8th Grade (SST) Social Studies
Economics Standard

SST-08.E.01 Analyze the concept of scarcity when making economic decisions.


  • SST-08.E.01.1 Analyze the basic concepts of economic thinking.
  • SST-08.E.01.2 Describe the difference between a command/centrally planned economy and market economy.

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