We found 332 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...
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...
"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...
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...
Episode 2: Demand
7 mins 8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow do people respond when the price of an item increases? Do they want more or less of that item? Young economists investigate the impact of the law of demand on the economy. A short video highlights the concept of prices in relation to...
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
New ReviewHave 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...