This set of video materials ranges through 54 topics in finance, from the basics of interest and compounding, inflation, and the difference between real and nominal return; through stocks, bonds, mutual funds and hedge funds; to options, Collateralised Debt Obligations, and Credit Default Swaps. Each topic has a short playlist of YouTube videos with text transcripts. The sections on investment and the economy reflect the US origin of the material.

# Maths Resources Index

**Algebra**- Online DVD with 18 videos from Mathtutor
- Refresher booklet, videos and self-tests from Mathtutor
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL

**Differentiation**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Powerpoint slides from METAL
- Online DVD with 14 videos from Mathtutor
- Self-test materials from Mathcentre

**Differentiation: maxima and minima**- Video, exercises and 10 page booklet from Mathtutor
- Interactive self-test from Mathcentre
- Interactive exercise from Mathcentre
- Join our Question Bank for problem sets on this topic

**Fractions and Percentages**- Films and animations from METAL
- Explanatory text and examples from Math You Need Econ
- Video clips, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Online DVD with 7 videos on fractions, ratios, percentages and roots from Mathtutor
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL
- Case study: "Measuring inequality: Using the Lorenz Curve and Gini Coefficient"
- Case study: "Economic Growth: What Factors Matter?"
- Join our Question Bank for problem sets on this topic

**Functions and Graphs**- Review of Graphs: Visual Display of Information from Syracuse University
- Online DVD with 8 videos and other materials from Mathtutor
- Video clips, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Teaching and Learning Guide on Non-linear equations from METAL

**Geometric progressions: interest and growth**- Teaching and Learning guide: Finance and Growth from METAL
- Films and animations from METAL
- Videos and other materials on series from Mathtutor
- Video clips, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Affording the mortgage" (geometric progression)
- Case study: "Does income constrain household spending?"
- Case study: "UK house prices: Going through the roof?"
- Case study: "Spending on plastic: the potential for financial distress"
- Case study: "Saving for the Future: Don't leave it too late!"
- Case study: "Economic Growth: What Factors Matter?"

**Integration**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Online DVD with 11 videos from Mathtutor
- Text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Downloadable interactive diagnostic questions from METAL
- Case study: "Estimating a demand curve for un-priced environmental goods" (example of using a definite integral)
- Case study: "Affording the mortgage" (definite integral)
- Case study: "Saving for the Future: Don't leave it too late!"

**Linear Equations**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Explanatory text and examples from Math You Need Econ
- Films and animations from METAL
- Video, text and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Household spending: When income matters in the end"

**Linear Programming**- Teaching and Learning Guide on Linear Programming from METAL
- Teaching and Learning Guide on Partial Differentiation from METAL
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL

**Logarithms and Indices**- Two-page handout on indicial equations from Mathcentre
- Video, handouts and self-tests in exponential & logarithmic functions from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Do households smooth their consumption?"
- Case study: "Deriving constant price estimates of GDP: An illustration of chain-linking"
- Case study: "UK house prices: Going through the roof?"
- Case study: "Economic Growth: What Factors Matter?"

**Marginal Analysis**- Explanatory text and examples from Math You Need Econ

**Matrices**- Teaching and Learning Guide from METAL
- Handouts and video from Mathcentre
- Downloadable interactive questions from METAL

**Probability and Expectation**- Case study: "Counting the cost of effective health policy" (probability in sensitivity analysis)
- Case study: "Probability in action: Gambling, the US Presidency and the market for car insurance" (betting odds and conditional probabilities)

**Sigma notation**- Video, handout and self-tests from Mathcentre
- Case study: "Measuring the competitiveness of sport: are the top teams getting too strong?" (Concentration ratio)
- Case study: "Is the Scottish Premier League less competitive than its English Counterpart?" (Hirschman-Herfindahl Index)
- Case study: "Measuring health improvements for a cost effectiveness analysis"

**Simultaneous (linear) equations**- Teaching and Learning guide from METAL
- Films and animations from METAL
- Video and animations from Mathtutor
- Video, text and self-tests from Mathcentre

- METAL resources have been created specifically for Economics students by subject specialists
- Some Mathcentre and Mathtutor resources require the Internet Explorer browser.
- Quicktime or Videolan can be used to view iPod videos on a desktop computer.
- Some of the resources are in PDF format, requiring Acrobat.
- Our printable Maths Formula Sheet has helpful reminders for most of the above topics
- MEI have thousands of online resources - including animations, slides and exercises - covering AS and A-Level Maths and Further Maths on a subscription-only basis.

### Other links to resources

Online Text and Notes
10 links

Assessment Materials
6 links

Lecture Slides
2 links

Video and Audio Lectures
4 links

Interactive Tutorials
2 links

Software
4 links

Worksheets and Projects
4 links

Curricula and Syllabi
4 links

Video and Audio Clips
3 links

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