Why We Fail to Prepare for Disaster by Tim Harford – A look at why societies fail to prepare for disasters that they see coming. From hurricane Catrina, to COVID-19, Tim uses economic theory to explain our seemingly irrational behaviour.
The Coronavirus Crisis May Lead to a New Way of Economic Thinking by Larry Elliott – A look at the lessons which can be learnt from previous economic crises such as the Great Depression, and the Financial Crisis.
https://www.theguardian.com/uk - An excellent source of economic news, opinion, and discussion.
https://www.ft.com/ – Up to the minute economic news, data, and insight from the FT journalists.
https://www.economicshelp.org/ – Articles for those looking to better understand economic theory.
http://timharford.com/ - An entertaining look at the lighter side of economics.
https://www.tutor2u.net/economics – A collection of articles, notes, videos, and quizzes to support students studying economics.
https://www.npr.org/sections/money/?t=1591793215822 – A witty, weekly, American based podcast which claims to be “The Economy Explained”.
https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510325/the-indicator-from-planet-money – This is a “little show with big ideas”. From the brilliant people at NPR Planet Money, this is 9 minutes of economic gold delivered to your smartphone daily.
https://freakonomics.com/archive/ – From the writers of the very successful book ‘Freakonomics’ comes this weekly entertaining podcast which looks at “the hidden side of everything”.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrss1/episodes/downloads - A BBC economics and statistical podcast which looks at “the numbers behind the news”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ez10ADR_gM – Crash Course Economics: A series of short, introductory videos to Economic topics, many of which are studied on the A-Level Syllabus.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQbBh9Jn2IjcSPZOiNKJu0g - Econplusdal: A series of short, tutorial videos which looks at every aspect of the A-Level Syllabus.