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.

David Autor 15 July 2017

What could the government do to mitigate the effects of trade shocks? In this video, David Autor explains the implications of various insurance programmes. This video was recorded at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in June 2017.

David Autor 05 July 2017

When China joined the WTO in 2001 its exports to the rest od the world increased dramatically. In this video, David Autor discusses the consequences for the US labor market. This video was recorded at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in June 2017. The full lecture can be watched here.

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.