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Explanatory videos

Tip Marginal revolution University -

Leading experts teach economics in short videos.

60 Second Adventures in Economics – The Open University -

Economical principles explained in 60 seconds.

Educational Resources - Bank of England -

Animated videos that help to explain how the economy works and what the Bank of England does.

How the Economic Machine Works - Economic Principles -

The driving forces of the economy, the function of economic policy and the reasons for business cycles explained in 30 minutes.

TED-Ed -

TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative that produces a growing library of educational Videos and provides a platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons.


Tip Freakonomics Radio – Freakonomics -

Podcasts about serious topics as well as lighter subjects that Freakonomics is famous for.


Listen to IMF economists and other experts discussing key economic and financial issues of the day.

Economic Lowdown -

Podcast series produced by the Economic Education department of the St. Louis Fed for high school students.

The Economist Radio -

Sound reasoning on current affairs, business and finance, science and technology, and global issues. 

EconTalk – Library of Economics and Liberty -

Economics podcasts for daily life. Duration of about 1 hour each.

planet money – NPR -

The economy explained, vividly and diverting. Two podcasts a week.


Reuters Graphics -

A collection of recent work from the Reuters Graphics team.

Gapminder – Gapminder Foundation -

Interactive bubble chart shows statistical and historical data about the development of the countries of the world. Many indicators and a slider to manipulate the time variable.

Graphic detail – The Economist -

Charts, maps and infographics.

Visual content – Visual Capitalist -

Visual Capitalist creates and curates enriched visual content focused on emerging trends in business and investing.

Tip Data Visualization – Our World in Data -

Explore the ongoing history of human civilization at the broadest level, through research and data visualization.

Graphics – Financial Times -

Explore Financial Times stories through charts and graphics.


Financial Literacy Test – National Financial Educators Council -

The National Financial Literacy Test measures the areas covered within national financial literacy standards.