You might have to think twice before buying ink this nice.
In a world where most things are expected to be made fast and sold cheap, Japanese artisan calligraphy ink is quite the opposite. Why would a company be determined to stick to their oldest processes, even if it loses them money? Discuss this with your students in NGPF’s activity series based on Business Insider’s web series: So Expensive.
Students will watch a video about a specific product or service, identify the specific factors of production that impact its price, and dig deeper by answering a few thought-provoking questions.
So Expensive #24: Artisan Calligraphy Ink
We hope this activity will help you provide your students with engaging topics to help sharpen personal finance and economics skills!
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