The Atlantic is one of my favorite magazines and one that has spawned a strong online presence. Recently the organization added a new series of economic explainer videos. Written and hosted by Derek Thompson, the first six videos will roll-out over the next two weeks. Below is the first one: Why is Bottled Water So Expensive?
Overall, I think the video is well done. It's short, under 3 minutes and focuses on understanding. Like all good explainer videos, the writing is the strongest part... Continue Reading
John Papola and Russ Roberts at http://EconStories.tv have made a second video that uses rap and a very well-produced music video to contrast the economic thoeries that are a big part of the political debate about what to do with a failing economy. I'm really impressed with the format and content - and the song is actually kind of catchy too.
Fight of the Century: Keynes Vs. Hayek - Round Two: