Videos

Interviews, presentations and video series with provocative economic thinkers, public figures and students.

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Economics for People

Sep 11, 2019

Economics has long been the domain of the ivory tower, where specialized language and opaque theorems make it inaccessible to most people. That’s a problem.

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Measuring Economic Democracy

Oct 9, 2019

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In Defense of Economic Theory

Oct 2, 2019

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How & How NOT to Do Economics

Sep 11, 2019

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Is History Important?

Sep 4, 2019

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How Liberals Normalized Conservative Ideas

Aug 28, 2019

The New York Times’ Binyamin Appelbaum explains the role Democratic presidents, from Kennedy to Obama, in moving economic policy to the right

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How Can We Track Bank Risk?

Aug 21, 2019

Risky lending took down the global economy in 2008. Tracking it now is a vital job for economists, says Juliane Begenau

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Relearning Recessions

Jun 12, 2019

Matthew Baron challenges conventional myths about booms and busts

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How to Show Up for Your Own Presentation

Jun 5, 2019

Veteran writer and public speaker Lynn Parramore gives you three keys to sharing your research with an audience. Quell the fear, banish the boredom, and light the fire!

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Why We Should Decriminalize Sex Work

Mar 27, 2019

Stigmatizing and relegating an activity to the shadows doesn’t improve anyone’s welfare

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The Many Costs of Social Media Addiction

Mar 23, 2019

“Founding father” of virtual reality explores the ways digital platforms change economic relationships Computer scientist Jaron Lanier explains the uneasy relationship between an analog world and a corporate digital infrastructure.

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Does Inflation Targeting Make the Poor Poorer?

Jan 16, 2019

When central banks set inflation targets, they effectively redistribute income from wage earners to bondholders

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The New Feudalism

Jan 9, 2019

Under the guise of “philanthropy,” business elites have an increasing grip on society

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A Market for Votes?

Nov 16, 2018

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Money Matters

Nov 7, 2018

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The Rise of Fake News

Nov 2, 2018

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The Rise of China and the Future of Work

Oct 29, 2018

The Rise of China and the Future of WorkArtificial intelligence could replace routine jobs but allow us to “pursue dreams”