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November 26, 2020
Things that count but don't get counted: Domestic Labor
Key Question
Chances are, a lot of labor is happening today in your household to celebrate the holidays but not everyone will get paid for what they do! What domestic work isn’t counted as part of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?

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The Conversation:Invisibility of female labour

``Women’s unpaid work must be included in GDP calculations: lessons from history``

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Khan Academy: The limitations of GDP

``In this lesson summary review and remind yourself of the key terms and concepts about the limitations of GDP.``

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EconLib: GDP

``Supplementary resources for high school students``

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EconEdLink: Division of Labor/Specialization

``This video teaches the concepts of Division of Labor and Specialization. ``

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