Links for Applied Economics

Teaching and learning materials

Case Studies (1 link)
Lecture Slides (1 link)
Tutors' Guides (2 links)

Latest Addition:

Andrew Heaton, Econstories.tv

This YouTube playlist includes short (usually around 9 mins), well-produced videos illustrating the economic concepts underlying popular films. Examples include more recent films such as Elysium, Wall-E, The Lego Movie, and Dallas Buyers' Club, as well as classics like It's a Wonderful Life and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. The presenter is a US-based comedian and political columnist who intersperses clips from the relevant film with his own commentary and scenes into which he has been digitally inserted. In addition to the films, the series House of Cards is examined in one video.