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Here is a video of a talk given by Professor Jagjit Chadha to the Marshall Economics Society at Cambridge in March 2023. It covers the roles central banks play in the world today and how they...

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Cash transfers have become one of the main social protection tools in the developing world. This short topic video looks at the debate over the effectiveness of cash transfer programmes in low and...

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This Economist clip looks at the recent American fiscal stimulus programme, via a package designed to boost private sector investment, especially in green infrastructure and chipmaking. and to...

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Economic historian Nathan Nunn asks this question in the first of a new series of videos on aspects of economic development produced by Discover Economics and the CAGE Research Centre

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I've just added a couple of short topic videos walking through analysis diagrams showing how economies of scale can impact on business profits and consumer surplus.

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This in an interesting article, highlighting the fact that India is now the most populous nation in the world, and potentially the source of massive growth in the next few years.

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Both during and after the pandemic, there has been a dramatic upsurge in the share of income going to the richest one per cent of people in the USA according to new data. The top 1% share now far...

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How to make 50,000 meals a day and take into account the fact that food can taste different in the sky?

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One for Year 13 economists. Larry Elliott looks here at the future of the World Bank in the aftermath and asks the pertinent question about whether an institution that emerged in the aftermath of...

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In our revision blast session last week, we looked at measures of competitiveness and focused on macro and micro supply-side policies that might help improve the UK's relative standings in...

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Improving the energy efficiency of the UK’s ageing housing stock has become increasingly important considering increasing energy prices - how strong is the case for government financial support to...

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You'll find plenty of hand car wash businesses dotted around the towns and cities of the UK. The hand car wash industry has come under increasing criticism in recent years both in terms of...

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With central banks in many countries including the UK and the USA raising policy interest rates, we have added two short topic videos to our reference section on how increased interest rates might...

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This clip highlights the adoption of new technology in the pizza industry, looking at how Domino's have automated production, lowering their costs, and changing the nature of work in the sector. A...

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The World Bank has posted a number of videos looking at different examples of over-fishing, and the policy solutions developed in response. It is a veritable treasure trove of material relating to...

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In the latest of our regular updates on the UK, we bring you up to speed to what is happening with growth, inflation, jobs and interest rates. The Bank of England is now forecasting a shallower...

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Economics is fundamentally about how to best use scarce resources. This BBC video clip from "Click" looks at how we can recycle water, increasing sustainability, with Dutch company Hydroloop at the...

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This sort of thing is seen by many as peripheral - and in one sense it is - but in another it's a fundamental problem with current labour markets, and may contribute to rising in-work poverty....

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A nation close to my heart, where many friends still live; the fate of Sri Lanka will always affect me, and the latest Newsnight coverage of the island's financial crisis is salutary.

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Ryanair has grown rapidly to become one of Europe's largest passenger airlines. In this short study video we look at some of the factors that help explain the rapid expansion of revenues and (until...

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