Archive for September, 2016

PPF Video

September 26, 2016 1 comment

Here it’s called Production Possibilities Curve, but it’s the same thing as the PPF we’re talking about in class:

Categories: Videos

Graphing Review Video

September 26, 2016 1 comment

This is a great review of graphing for students who need help in this area:

Categories: Videos

Ten Principles of Economics Video Review

September 19, 2016 Leave a comment

This video will help freshman students review the text’s first chapter, Mankiw’s 10 principles of economics:

This is prepared for a U.S. classroom, so all the examples are from the U.S. Hopefully my students can think of examples from their own countries, too.

Categories: Microeconomics, Videos

I, Pencil

September 12, 2016 1 comment

A great video introducing economics from another prespective–that of wonder at the way markets actually work to deliver goods of great complexity with great efficiency.

I plan to show it in my Introduction to Microeconomics class this week.

Leading African Entreprenuers

September 12, 2016 Leave a comment

A student called my attention to the Ethiopian commodities exchange market and Eleni Gabre-Madhin’s work there (she’s since left to start a new venture).

Here’s a link to some TEDx talks by other African entrepreneurs my students may find interesting.

Categories: International Trade