Video and Audio Lectures in International Economics
YouTube playlist of 56 short videos from an open online course. Each takes the form of a narrated slide show. Among the many topics are exchange rates, the Eurozone and European Central Bank, Optimum Currency Areas, the Gold Standard, Crises and Responses to them, and Currency Manipulation. On the MRUniversity site the videos come with download options, self-test questions and a discussion facility.
Online course divided into eight sections, with 60 lectures (around 6 hours total) that can be viewed on Youtube as slides plus audio, or downloaded directly as audio. The site also includes self-test questions and forum facilities for asking questions.
A podcast series about the credit crunch and global recession featuring three Oxford academics. This series examines how the current crisis developed, analyses market and government responses to it, and looks at what might happen next. Eight audio files are available with most programmes lasting around 30 minutes.
Part of the Nobel prize website, this page provides resources related to the 2008 winner Paul Krugman of Princeton University. It includes the video of his Nobel lecture - New trade, new geography and the troubles of manufacturing - that focuses on economic geography and trade, comcluding that: increasing returns have been a powerful force shaping the world economy, that force may actually be in decline, but that decline itself is a key to understanding much of what is happening in the world today. Users will need Windows Media Player or RealPlayer to view the lecture. The site also includes supporting materials, such as interviews, lecture slides and press releases.
This is a video of Joseph Stiglitz speaking on the topic of global financial market regulation at the James Martin 21st Century School at the University of Oxford. Stiglitz argues that the global financial crisis reflects a failure of global economic governance, before looking at the lessons for global governance in the 21st Century.
This YouTube video features 2008 Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman of Princeton University, speaking as part of the Authors@Google series. Instead of speaking about his book The Conscience of a Liberal, Krugman talks about the financial crisis, banking meltdown and credit crunch - several months before it actually happened, as the talk took place on December 14, 2007. Krugman looks at the causes of the current crisis and then goes on to offer some possible ways out.
Video and supporting materials from a series of free public lectures given by Professor McWilliams in his capacity as Gresham Professor of Commerce. The full title of the series is "The Greatest Ever World Economic Event: How the transformation of two thirds of the world's population from starvation to moderate prosperity will affect us all." Each of six lectures is available as streaming video, downloadable video, audio and a text transcript. The lectures last about three quarters of an hour.
This department's YouTube channel has around a hundred videos, organised into playlists about international economics, macro principles, intermediate macro, and statistics for social and behavioural sciences.