Good examples are key for communicating economic results. In this video, various economists underline the importance of having relevant examples, as well as using the appropriate language for communicating with the public. This video was recorded for Communicating Economics.

James Bullard 30 August 2017

Since the financial crisis, we have seen very low interest rates in advanced economies. In this video, James Bullard discusses the concept of prices as neutral objects. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Konstantin Platonov 25 August 2017

Unemployment rates rise during a financial crisis. In this video, Konstantin Platonov underlines the important link between pessismism about the financial market and the real economy. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Xavier Gabaix 21 August 2017

How do we model the fact that individuals don't fully understand how the economy works? In this video, Xavier Gabaix discusses the implications for designing monetary policies. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Roger Farmer 18 August 2017

How do psychology and economics interact? In this video, Roger Farmer discusses how bringing academics from these two fields could help avoid secular stagnation. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

Alan Taylor 16 August 2017
Michael Woodford 10 August 2017

How do future policy announcements affect investors? In this video, Michael Woodford discusses his model, in which he takes into account the fact that people can only plan up to a certain point in the future. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by Bank of England.

01 August 2017

How is wealth distributed in society? This video discusses the differences between the rich and the poor, and how it has evolved in the last 50 years. This video was produced for the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE).

David Autor 21 July 2017

How did trade with China disrupt production and consumption in the US? David Autor discusses what could have happened to consumer prices and the manufacturing sector. This video was recorded at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in June 2017. The full lecture can be watched here.

It appears that scientists are more successful than economists when it comes to communicating with the public. In this video, different economists underline the importance of the language used and the popularity of the issue. This video was recorded at a symposium held at HM Treasury in May 2017.

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