What is economics? Economics is the study of people and choices. It is not necessarily about making money, though understanding the factors, principles events and mechanisms that drive the economy will help you make better decisions.
This post suggests 4 videos about economics to help build a solid foundation. Look out for the little menu in the top right corner of some of the videos to navigate the whole course list. You may also browse our list of business courses, entrepreneurship courses, or leadership courses to take things further.
1. How The Economic Machine Works – Ray Dalio
An easy-to-understand and animated video by Ray Dalio (watch on YouTube) to help understand the mechanics, key principles and driving factors of modern economies as well as economic policies and cycles.
2. Intro To Economics – Khan Academy
A free 31-video class(watch on YouTube) by Khan Academy to explore the basics of economics. Learn about fundamental economic ideas, the scarcity of economic resources, tradeoffs, demand and supply, or the market equilibrium. Use the menu to browse lectures.
3. Crash Course in Economics
These free 36-video lectures (watch on YouTube)will teach you the fundamentals of micro and macroeconomics, Inflation, Monetary, and Fiscal Policy, economic school of thought, international relations, types of competition or how people affect the economy. Use the menu to access your lectures of interest.
4. Country Economics Explained – Economics Explained
This is a series of videos that explain the economics of countries in more detail and look and strengths, weaknesses as well as specific characteristics and peculiarities.
The series starts with Australia and includes Brazil, Poland (watch), Germany, Japan, Russia as well as another 50 countries. Navigate the list from the top-right menu or watch the whole list on YouTube.
I hope you enjoyed this short list of videos about economics, and maybe they aid as a starting point to gaining comprehensive knowledge of the many concepts and principles available.
Feel free to suggest further videos, and we will consider adding them here.