Video and Audio Clips in Development Economics
Five-minute video, animated in the style of a computer game, with self-test quiz and short text with links to related articles. This lesson is about how foreign corporations have exploited African nations, preventing them from benefitting fully from their natural resources .
Various short video interviews, lecture extracts and opinion pieces by Brazil's former Minister for Strategic Affairs, formerly of Harvard Law School. Most are in English, though some are in Portuguese
A playlist of more than 80 short video clips of varying lengths, interviewing researchers from around the world about development topics.
Eleven video interviews, of around twenty minutes' length, featuring experts discussing topical issues in economics. Includes, among others, Joseph Stiglitz on globalisation, Mariana Mazzucato on "The Government as Entrepreneur", Sheila Dow on Adam Smith, and Winnie Byanyima of Oxfam International on tax evasion in Africa. Videos originally published from 2016 to 2018.
Three short video lectures, totalling 20 minutes, from the course "Political Economy of Institutions and Development" delivered through the Coursera online platform. They introduce the topic of political economy, relations between enterprise and the state and international political economy. The course is part of the SDG initiative addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
A playlist of short (about eight minute) videos combining animation and voiceover to introduce economic and political topics. These include the effects of globalisation, the energy transition, and external costs. Created by a non-profit educational organisation.
Video lectures of various lengths, including a series of TED talks, showing how statistical data illuminate the development and welfare of countries.
Two-minute animated video explaining Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) scores. Along with the video, there are a few interactive multi-choice questions.
This video clip is available on YouTube. It was narrated by Peter Smith of Southampton University. Duration is just over six minutes. It look at population growth. Using examples such as Korea, Indonesia and Ghana, he applies microeconomic analysis to see which factors might contribute to high birth rates in certain countries. This is shown in moving graphs.
This video clip was produced by the World Bank and considers the importance of trade facilitation for economic growth. Duration is just over four minutes. It could be useful for classroom discussions. The speaker is John Wilson, lead economist at the World Bank. He describes their investment activities and related research on this area. This is just one of many video clips made available by the World Bank.
A ten-minute introduction to the basic concepts of development economics, featuring contributions from academics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
A selection of videos centered round economic, social and political development arranged by themes such as, power, economic systems, factors of production and social structures. The individual videos include guiding questions, related links, transcripts and background essays.