Many videos, ranging from 2 minutes to 17 minutes' length, explaining or revising topics in Advanced Placement macro and micro Economics, combining live presentation with simple animation.
Video and Audio Clips in Principles of Microeconomics
This YouTube playlist, presented by a popular video-blogger, is mostly about the US political system, but some of the videos address government regulation, monetary & fiscal policy, the free market and market failure. The fifty videos are each just under ten minutes in length and combine the presenter speaking to camera with some animation. CrashCourse is a crowd-funded project in partnership with PBS Digital Studios.
This ongoing archive of 20+-minute interviews includes some prominent economists, politicians and academics speaking on economic issues. They include Christine Lagarde of the IMF, Richard Thaler, Esther Duflo, Statistician Nate Silver and former Chancellor Alastair Darling.
Three-and-a-half minute animated YouTube video giving a very basic introduction to the concept of income inequality, with links to further reading.
Ormosi's short YouTube videos use cooking to explain economic concepts in terms of everyday experience. Each video combines live action and animation, giving a recipe and using it to introduce a topic such as inequality, cartels, or why people put greater value on vegetables they've grown themselves.
A YouTube playlist totalling 13 minutes, with introductory explanations of supply and demand using narrated slides.
Though this YouTube channel of well-produced, narrated illustrations is mostly in French, the linked playlist has several with English text and narration, on topics including "What is Comparative Advantage?", "How can a country go bankrupt?", and "How does bad news affect the economy?" and "What is the Budget Wall?" Content is approved by academic economists as well as by Le Monde.
Dozens of short clips featuring narrated sketch diagrams to explain principles concepts, created during 2014 and 2015. Some of these clips are used in Bouman's online textbooks on Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics.
A collection of short clips from the TV comedy "The Big Bang Theory" with tags and captions connecting them to economic topics. There is also a section with tutors' guides on activities for teaching various topics.
Archived on this page are links to particular PBS NOW stories relating to economics. The links take to story pages that often include further links to video, transcripts, data and side stories. The archives go from 2002 to 2010.
Clips from the US version of the comedy series "The Office" are used to illustrate economic concepts. The often poor decisions made by characters are shown as examples of how not to think about economics. The clips are indexed by season, by episode name, by character and by clip length. Most of the clips are under four minutes in length, with many under one minute. Each clip is tagged with relevant economic concepts and has a one-paragraph explanation of the action and its relevance to economics.
This site uses short clips from the TV comedy series "Seinfeld" to illustrate economic concepts. The clips are indexed by episode name and by economic concept. The site is also searchable. Each clip has a one-line summary and a discussion board.
Welker's Wikinomics is a set of online resources for teachers and students of International Baccalaureate Economics. The video resources include around 100 video tutorials of about ten minutes each, uploaded during 2012. They use a narrated-diagram format to explain concepts in basic micro-, macro- and international economics. Each category also has flashcards, a glossary and worksheets.