Category: Videos

The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History is Upon Us – Here is What it Means

Sign-up for Acorns! 👉 https://www.acorns.com/economics-explained (upon registration, Acorns will deposit $5 in your account to help you get started with investing!) ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ The wealthiest generation in history is starting to retire, and die. In doing so they will be responsible...

/ August 6, 2020
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How the U.S. Economy Just Lost 33% of its Value

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Last Thursday on the 30th of July 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its 2nd...

/ August 2, 2020
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The Economy of Ancient Egypt

Get 10% off your Squarespace subscription today! 👉 http://squarespace.com/economicsexplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Ancient Egypt was amongst the first major human civilizations in existence. Outside of being genuinely fascinating the economy of ancient Egypt is enlightening to really pull apart because it represents...

/ July 30, 2020
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Why 40,000 People Die for Every 1% Increase in Unemployment – The Big Short

the big short was a fantastic movie, for finance nerds and regular viewers alike. One of the lines that stood out the most, amongst many memorable lines, was the claim that for every 1% increase in unemployment 40,000 people die....

/ July 26, 2020
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Black Market Economics – What Drives the Underground Economy?

Underground Economy By Andrew Bloomenthal Updated Apr 30, 2020 What Is the Underground Economy? The underground economy refers to economic transactions that are deemed illegal, either because the goods or services traded are unlawful in nature, or because transactions fail to...

/ July 23, 2020
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The Weird and Wonderful Economy of Vatican City

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is Vatican city. The smallest widely recognized sovereign state in the world. This tiny nation exists...

/ July 19, 2020
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Student becomes ‘enemy’ of China after protesting human rights violations | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Enemy of the state (2020) When 21-year-old student Drew Pavlou organised his first-ever protest at his university campus in Brisbane, little could he have imagined the extraordinary chain of events he would set...

/ July 19, 2020
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Wealth Inequality Q&A with Harvard Professor Ludwig Straub

Video on Wealth Inequality - https://youtu.be/swOpLpZaA78 Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained EE's Sew Spotify Podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/5TFVUEJnYLOCmmfaDNHaM2 Ludwig Straub - https://scholar.harvard.edu/straub/home Read More

/ July 18, 2020
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What Would a Thanos Snap do to the Economy?

The justification was that this was necessary to restore balance to a universe that was overpopulated and putting too much of a drain on resources. Now instantly hazing half of the universe, is a bit extreme, but… When the same...

/ July 16, 2020
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Can Saving Too Much Money Cause a Recession?

People are told from the time they get their first job to save money. Save for a car, have an emergency fund, send your kids to college, a house deposit, oh and not to mention retirement (if that is still...

/ July 12, 2020
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Australians spending retirement savings during the COVID-19 pandemic | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Super splurge (2020) As important as everyone knows superannuation is, the mere mention of the word, particularly among younger generations, used to be a sure-fire guarantee of glazed eyes and stifled yawns. But...

/ July 12, 2020
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R.I.P Hong Kong: draconian new security law threatens freedoms | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | R.I.P Hong Kong (2020) Rest in peace Hong Kong. It might seem over the top to say it, but according to thousands of worried residents, the once thriving hub of Asia is now...

/ July 12, 2020
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Is Wealth Inequality Actually a Problem?

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ #inequality #economics #onepercent The wealthiest among us today live a life unparalleled by any other human throughout...

/ July 9, 2020
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The great Australian bushfire recovery rip-off: Where is all the money? | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Money for nothing (2020) Australians are generous. In a crisis we’re happy to donate money or provide a helping hand to those who need it. It’s a kindness that is recognised around the...

/ July 6, 2020
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Could The Whole World Use Just One Currency?

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Our world is home to over 190 countries using 180 currencies to trade, invest, and collect taxes....

/ July 5, 2020
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Adam Smith: The Grandfather Of Economics

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is Adam Smith. Adam Smith was a Scottish philosopher and author who is probably best known...

/ July 2, 2020
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Why Amazon is Begging For Regulations – The Twisted Economics of Amazon

In two short decades, Amazon has grown from a modest online bookstore to an international conglomerate. A conglomerate that seems hellbent on moving into every growing industry out there. Amazon will only be the second company this channel has ever...

/ June 25, 2020
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Is this Australia’s most dangerous conman? | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Warning! (2018) There’s no nice way to put it: Goran Markovic is a con artist. He’s very good at being very bad, and no one should ever believe or trust him. For 40...

/ June 25, 2020
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Australia’s most notorious con man Peter Foster is ‘reformed’ after jail time | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | King of the scams (1997) Peter Foster is Australia's most notorious conman -- jailed on three continents for his audacious swindles. Foster is the man, who with pin-up girl Samantha Fox at his...

/ June 22, 2020
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Secret recordings expose Australia’s most notorious con man Peter Foster | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | King Hit (2020) Here’s a tip worth remembering. Under no circumstances should anyone stand between Peter Foster and his ill-gotten gains. For three decades Foster has been scamming his way to millions and...

/ June 22, 2020