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It's often said that economists know the price of everything and the value of nothing. So watching this clip might confirm you in that view. However, if you're able to get over that concern, you'll...

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Ideal enrichment and extension for Year 13 Economists. Professor Ian Goldin from the Oxford Martin School explores globalisation, and asks how far the world is fragmenting politically and...

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This is one of those twitter streams that arrives once in a while and provides a veritable gold-mine of interesting examples of when industries draw on ideas from others to fast-forward the...

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Understand the Economy is a wonderful series on BBC Radio 4 presented by Tim Harford (Economics author aka 'The Undercover Economist' & FT Weekend Magazine Economics writer). So far there have...

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In this brilliant short video, the Economist looks at the impact of the war in the Ukraine on global energy markets seeking to draw parallels between this and the OPEC oil price shocks of 40 years...

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Ricardo Hausmann is the founder and Director of Harvard’s Growth Lab and this one hour lecture recorded at the Sante Fe Institute in June 2022 is truly superb. I showed it to my Year 13 economists...

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This looks and sounds like superb enrichment listening for Year 13 economists. In a new BBC series, Ben Chu asks why nations are turning away from globalisation and seeking self-sufficiency.

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Tim Harford is back with a new series that seems beautifully pitched for introductory economics. From inflation to GDP, from the stock exchange to bonds, Tim Harford goes back to basics to explain...

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When the economist Ha-Joon Chang arrived in Britain in the eighties, he was struck by how bland and homogeneous the British diet was. But it wasn’t just the food – in mainstream economic thinking...

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The global rise of solar power seems unstoppable, and in the Indian desert, a new solar power farm at Bhadla Park has the capacity to generate significant electricity.

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James K.Galbraith argues in this piece published in the Guardian that the United States economy has for too longer fostered inequality and reduce the poorest in society to a state of near-penury...

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A new report “Stagnation Nation” argues that a combination of low productivity & inequality has left average UK households £8800 worse off than people in five comparative countries.

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Larry Elliott has written what amounts to a short economic history of Britain under Queen Elizabeth.

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National Insurance Contributions are rising in April 2022. Since being announced, opinion has been divided on whether this is the best mechanism for the government to raise revenue.

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1st February 2022

The Decade The Rich Won

Many Economics teachers are flagging this up as a great series to watch - now available on the BBC iPlayer.

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We are pleased to alert teachers and students to news of the planned conference being run by the Marshall Society at Cambridge.

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The opening edition of ECO - a magazine published and made freely available by @EconObservatory is a terrific read.

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In the 2021 Royal Economic Society Annual Public Lecture, Professor Diane Coyle explores some of the "winner takes all characteristics" of many of the superstar digital businesses.

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Here are some suggestions for reading and wider preparation to give you a head start in your A Level Economics studies.

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This piece from David Pilling, FT Africa Correspondent and author of 'The Growth Delusion' is a brilliant read for anyone wanting a deeper understanding of competitive advantage.

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