01:9:31

This is a blog entry mainly for students who are preparing to take a paper on China for their PreU Economics paper. This is a mighty one hour discussion including...

The End of China's Economic Miracle?
00:1:29

The era of the mega-merger is well and truly here: BAT and Reynolds, tobacco giants, have agreed to merge with the former subsuming the latter.

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Mega Merger in the Cigarette Industry
16th January 2017

The Debt Deficit Distinction

00:1:37

KAL from the Economist provides the artistic genius behind this short video from the Economist.

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The Debt Deficit Distinction
00:4:17

There has been a significant increase in the size of public sector debt in many advanced countries since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) engulfed nations in the autumn of 2007. But...

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Government debt and the interest burden
00:3:49

This clip looks at how Australian beef farmers have responded to rising demand from Asian consumers, led by Australian Agricultural who have made the most of their economies of scale...

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Australian Beef Farming and Economies of Scale
11th January 2017

US protectionism before Trump

00:4:15

This short FT video looks at the long sweep of history in the United States over the scale and scope of import tariffs. Import tariffs and a strong currency tend...

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US protectionism before Trump
9th January 2017

The End of China Inc?

00:25:21

This is a follow-up to the blog about Robert Peston's analysis of prospects for the Chinese economy. I think this report from Al Jazeerah is significantly better - not least...

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The End of China Inc?
00:27:21

My Year 13 economists are starting serious preparation for an essay on China in their final preU exam this June.

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BBC This World - The Great Chinese Crash (2016)
00:8:18

The FT returns to work, with Martin Sandbu and Chris Giles looking at the post-Brexit economy, pointing out that the strong performance of the economy since the Brexit vote has...

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UK Economy Defies Brexit Predictions
00:1:55

The news that Ford has cancelled plans for a $1.6bn Mexican plant and opted to make future electric and self-driving cars in Michigan is part of the growing threat facing...

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Threat's to Mexico's Auto Industry
5th January 2017

China's Future Economy

00:3:8

The FT's Beijing Correspondent Yuan Yang journeys into the manufacturing heartlands of the Chinese interior and finds that rapid industrial growth is giving way to less secure and less well...

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China's Future Economy
4th January 2017

What is Fat Cat Wednesday?

00:8:43

The High Pay Centre have come out with the remarkable claim that looking at average FTSE 100 CEO salaries, they will have passed the £28,000 average salary by Wednesday lunchtime.

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What is Fat Cat Wednesday?
00:6:25

More labour market economics, with a Resolution Foundation report looking at gender inequality, highlighting that the gender pay gap is only 5% for workers in their 20s but rises for workers...

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The Pay Penalty for Having Children
00:4:20

This Marginal Revolution clip is excellent, and tongue-in-cheek in looking at the Zimbabwean economy.

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Who wants to be a Trillionaire?
1st January 2017

RIP Sir Tony Atkinson

00:6:6

The start of 2017 has brought very sad news as we learn of the passing of Professor Tony Atkinson, one of Britain's best economists.

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RIP Sir Tony Atkinson
00:5:27

Michael Lewis has a new book out called The Undoing Project - it is the story of the friendship and collaboration between Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky and the emergence...

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Behavioural Economics - Interviews with Michael Lewis
30th December 2016

An Animated Guide to Abenomics

00:3:57

This is so good! Reuters has produced an animated guide to recent Japanese travails, highlighting the dangers of inflation, the nature of Abenomics, and looking at whether the policies have...

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An Animated Guide to Abenomics

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