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60-Second Adventures in Economics: An Animated Intro to The Invisible Hand and Other Economic Ideas

60-Second Adventures in Economics: An Animated Intro to The Invisible Hand and Other Economic Ideas | Economics | Scoop.it

Back in 2011 The Open University released an engaging series of animated intellectual puzzles called 60-Second Adventures in Thought, narrated by the British comedian and writer David Mitchell.

 

60-Second Adventures in Economics is a fast and fun way to acquaint yourself with a few of the fundamental ideas in economics.

 

All six episodes are here in this post, beginning with “The Invisible Hand”.


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Modern economists are clever with numbers but way out of tune - Sydney Morning Herald

Modern economists are clever with numbers but way out of tune - Sydney Morning Herald | Economics | Scoop.it
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Modern economists are clever with numbers but way out of tune
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Is it possible the discipline of economics is becoming so mathematical it's in the process of disappearing up its own fundament?
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Why economists say 2014 could prove breakout year

Why economists say 2014 could prove breakout year | Economics | Scoop.it
Once this year's harsh weather has faded, the U.S. economy could be poised for a breakout year — its strongest annual growth in nearly a decade.

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The Hows and Why of Economic Optimism - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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The Hows and Why of Economic Optimism
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The recovery from the financial crisis is now one of the longest in U.S. history, and economists don't see it running out of steam anytime soon.
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Using Twitter to Forecast New Applications for Unemployment - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Using Twitter to Forecast New Applications for Unemployment - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Economics | Scoop.it
Using Twitter to Forecast New Applications for Unemployment Wall Street Journal (blog) Economists at the University of Michigan have developed a technique that scans billions of tweets, looks for people tweeting about losing their jobs and then...
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