Everyday Economics

What role does economics play in your day-to-day life? You might be surprised to find that economics is a big part of nearly everything you do! Everyday Economics explores just that — how the “big ideas” from economics relate to everyday topics. The course is viewer-driven — you tell us where the course should go. 


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Runs approx 0.5 video hours

Course Outline

2 Tyler Cowen on...
3 Various Topics
4 Tyler Cowen on American Culture and Innovation
  • (Coming Soon) The Complacent Class
  • (Coming Soon) Matching and Segregation
  • (Coming Soon) American Stasis
  • (Coming Soon) Missing Men
  • (Coming Soon) The Great Reset

Recent Activity

New Course Video
Dec 05


Economist’s Christmas Monday, December 5, 2016 - 17:38
New Video on the Rise and Fall of the Chinese Economy Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 14:03
New Video: Does Fair Trade Help Poor Workers? Monday, July 13, 2015 - 19:08
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Economist’s Christmas

BY ON Mon, December 05, 2016

Get in the holiday spirit with a tale of generous efficiency!

New Video on the Rise and Fall of the Chinese Economy

BY ON Tue, October 20, 2015

Why is China's economy struggling right now? In my new Everyday Economics video, we'll dive into the rise and fall of China's economy.

New Video: Does Fair Trade Help Poor Workers?

BY ON Mon, July 13, 2015

How does the purchase of fair trade goods affect wages in developing countries? Don Boudreaux answers in a new Everyday Economics video.

Are We Better Off if We Buy Local?

BY ON Mon, June 29, 2015

Is everyone better off if we buy local? One of our Everyday Economics viewers asked this very question, and we're excited to bring you the answer in our new video.

New Video: An Orgy of Innovation

BY ON Fri, April 24, 2015

I’m pleased to share with you my new video on what economic historian Deirdre McCloskey calls “innovationism.” Just as prosperity skyrocketed over the past couple hundred years, so has innovation. In “An Orgy of Innovation" we’ll take a closer look at why and how that has happened.

Welcome to Everyday Economics!

BY ON Tue, June 24, 2014

We're excited to announce a new course, Everyday Economics, that is kicking off with a video series on Trade and Prosperity taught by Don Boudreaux.

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