We found 342 reviewed resources for economists
“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life...
"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem
8 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Opt out of another dry economics lesson with this crazy video featuring a performance and rap song about the contributions and theories of economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The primary topic of focus is a boom and bust...
Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two
10 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
Robert Skidelsky on Keynesian Economics - It's All About Spending
15 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get the full scoop on John Maynard Keynes and the origins of his incredible influence on macroeconomics and the role of government. British economist Robert Skidelsky offers unique insight into Keynesian economics and its fundamental...
"The Cluster of Errors" - The Austrian Theory of Boom and Bust
5 mins 10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does the financial crises of 2008 fit the Austrian economic theory of "boom and bust"? American economics professor Lawrence H. White discusses economists' rationale for following interest rates and the reliability of turning to theory...
EconMovies 1: Star Wars (Scarcity, Choices, and Exchange)
7 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scarcity, choices, and the fundamentals of economics... in Star Wars! Here is a highly entertaining and incredibly informative video that uses several clips from the Star Wars to explain how economists make assumptions. The video also...
Economic Profit and Costs Review
4 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the difference between the way an accountant calculates profit versus the way an economist calculates profit? Discover one take on the issue offered by Mr. Clifford, who reviews the concepts of explicit costs, implicit costs, and...
The Fed Explains: Regional Banks
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Fed sounds enormous and ominous, but really, the Federal Reserve Bank is comprised of 12 reserve banks across the country. A short video introduces young economists to the duties and responsibilities of the Fed, specifically the...
Episode 18: The Business Cycle
8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever ridden a ride that goes up and down so many times it almost makes you sick? Scholars research the concept of a business cycle in the 18th podcast of a 21-part Economic Lowdown series. They investigate the factors leading to...