A sixteen-minute talk filmed in September 2014, summarising "The New Climate Economy", a briefing given to the UN’s Climate Summit in 2014. It is downloadable in various formats and comes with an interactive transcript and subtitles in many languages.
A 14-minute talk, filmed in 2013, when Mazzucato was publicising her book "The Entrepreneurial State". She argues that private venture capital takes fewer risks than generally thought and that the state has an unexpectedly large role in fostering risk taking and innovation. The talk is downloadable in a variety of formats, comes with an interactive transcript and has subtitles available in many languages.
This is a 264-page book published through Open Book Publishers, available as a free download in PDF and other electronic formats, as well as in print. It combines a personal memoir with an introduction to some central concepts of modern economic thought. Rubinstein describes mathematical models as fables- existing between fantasy and reality, illuminating but not accurately portraying the real world.
Marsh is a Professor of Public Policy. These documents are collections of topical opinion pieces from his blog and can be viewed online or downloaded as PDF. Topics include "Is a little Economics dangerous?", "Economics after the Crash", "Economics and Policy", and "The Problem of Housing Supply."
Sean Laraway and Ronald Rogers, San Jose State University
These free course materials require a login, either via Google, Facebook or a Udacity account. The course is organised in six modules and aims to cover the basics of statistical research using everyday examples. The "Materials" button links to downloadable videos, an index of concepts and a booklet of notes. "Classroom" leads to a series of short videos with interactive features. As with other MOOCs, there is a forum where learners can discuss questions.
These free course materials require a login, either via Google, Facebook or a Udacity account. They cover "Visualizing relationships in data", "Probability", "Estimation", "Outliers and Normal Distribution", "Inference", and "Regression". The "classroom" link takes you to a large number of short YouTube videos each explaining a different step.