Patrick Pintus 08 September 2017

Real interest rates are typically countercyclical. As Patrick Pintus discusses, they can also be good predictors of future macroeconomic conditions. This video was recorded in July 2017 at a macroeconomics conference organised by the Bank of England.

06 September 2017

Will the UK remain in the EU's customs union? This video explains the implications of remaining in the customs union, and how it would affect trade. This video was recorded at the UK Trade Policy Observatory at the University of Sussex (UKTPO) in August 2017.

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).

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