Soumaya Keynes 03 July 2017

What can economists learn from journalists' experiences? In this video, Soumaya Keynes talks about three key aspects economists should keep in mind when communicating their research to the public. This video was recorded in April 2017 for Communicating Economics.

Chad Bown 30 June 2017

Donald Trump's presidency poses challenges for economists. In this video, Chad Bown discusses key policy issues in the US and the role economists could play. This video was recorded at the Peterson Institute. Download the eBook here

Emilia del Bono 23 June 2017

What is the impact of mother's mental health on children's development? In this video, Emilia Del Bono discusses how depression might affect a child's non cognitive skills. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Oliver Hart 19 June 2017

Contracts can’t specify everything, as it requires being far-sighted and foreseeing every possible event. In this video, Oliver Hart discusses who gets to decide on the left-out elements, and how control rights are allocated. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Sergey Nigai 14 June 2017

How does trade affect different groups in different countries? In this video, Sergey Nigai discusses how different people respond to changes in trade policies and how this affects their income. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Andrew Scott 12 June 2017

What is the right level of government debt and what type of debt should be issued? In this video, Andrew Scott discusses how long-term bonds affected the level of national debt. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Anna Vignoles 07 June 2017

In international tests, the UK system performs quite well. In this video, Anna Vignoles underlines that this is the result of multiple policies, rather than a single one. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

What advice could be given to young economists? In this video, Nobel laureates point out the importance of finding inspiring and challenging questions as well as the importance of communicating with peers.

James Stock 02 June 2017

How do unexpected changes in the economy affect inflation or GDP growth rate? In this video, James Stock explains how unexpected changes can be isolated. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.

Gita Gopinath 31 May 2017

Exchange rates matter for international trade. In this video, Gita Gopinath discusses the importance of the dollar. This video was recorded at the Royal Economic Society Annual Conference held in Bristol in April 2017.