Economics websites

Economist http://www.economist.com

Financial Times http://www.ft.com

Biz/Ed for business, accounting, economics http://www.bized.co.uk/

Revision materials for A-levels, including hints and tips for passing exams: http://www.revision-notes.co.u

Revision materials for A level Economics: http://www.s-cool.co.uk/a-level/economics

The Times 100 Business Studies Resource Centre http://www.thetimes100.co.uk/

Tutor2u (Business studies and Economics) www.tutor2u.com

Website to support Pearson Economics course: http://www.myeconspace.co.uk/

European Central Bank: http://www.ecb.int/ecb/educational/movies/html/index.en.html

Economics website for teaching units and classroom ideas: http://www.iconomix.ch/en/

An economics journal: http://www.economics-ejournal.org/

Khan Academy: a free library of over 2,400 videos of 12 minute lectures on everything from maths and physics to history and economics, to help you learn whatever you want to learn: http://www.khanacademy.org

Find out how money works: http://money.howstuffworks.com/

This is a series of videos about making balance sheets: http://www.ehow.com/video_4774249_requirements-balance-sheet.html?wa_vrid=928077cb-3d9d-4eb5-8b7f-fca062084051&cp=1&wa_vlsrc=continuous&pid=1

A visualisation of United States debt: http://usdebt.kleptocracy.us/

Website for the European Central Bank, including educational movies and materials: http://www.ecb.int/ecb/html/index.en.html

Movie giving a portrait of the European Central Bank: http://www.ecb.int/ecb/educational/movies/html/index.en.html

Free accounting course: http://www.accountingcoach.com/

Economics Journal: http://www.economics-ejournal.org/

ROA -Return On Assets: http://www.investopedia.com/video/play/return-on-assets#axzzlZRvi8sku

The Economic Cycle / Circular flow of income: http://www.eurmacro.unisg.ch/tutor/kreislauf_film.html

English-online has articles on economy which have been rewritten to make them easier to understand for learners of English: http://www.english-online.at/economy/economy-index.htm

What is economics? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YULdjmg3o0



Youtube materials

The credit crisis visualised Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0zEXdDO5JU

The credit crisis visualised Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYhDkZjKBEw

Mohamed Yunus The Social Business Model: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C3XQ3BTd4o

Price stability: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFv3qeEIZbU

Introduction to interest (1): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtaoP0skPWc

Introduction to interest (2): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4zfiBw0hwM&feature=relmfu

CNN report on the coffee market following the film "Black Gold": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-Xilsyd7Xo

Short talk for taking notes on who Stakeholders are: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09MlqDDQnSQ

Fascinating and compelling BBC documentary series by Adam Curtis called "The Century of Self" investigating the origins and beliefs of present day economics and society, theories of self-interest and social freedom, and transforming a "needs-based society" into a "desire-based culture": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyPzGUsYyKM&feature=related (full documentary) or watch it in parts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhxfArTAcfM&feature=related (part 1 and then other parts)

This is a whole series of lessons called "Understanding Economics": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7b-QFdcl3w

Cartoon explaining the Stock Market works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnJCOof2HJk&feature=related

Short movie explaining the terminology of basic financial instruments: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O8uM9WE_RM&feature=related

Basic Accounting Vocabulary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlMlcT4bfUw&feature=related

Explanations of debits and credits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bdUPX7Lsr8

How does insurance work?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXfGeMNnBsM

Do I need travel insurance?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCU5wVPz_Go&feature=related

Under-insurance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9FoQE6seoQ

The distribution of wealth in America: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QPKKQnijnsM

Having fun learning about economics: https://www.youtube.com/user/economicsfun

Wealth inequality in America - the perception and the reality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM

Crash Course has 33 short and cear videos on economics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ez10ADR_gM&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPNZwz5_o_5uirJ8gQXnhEO

The Demand Curve: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUPm2tMCbGE



Economics song

Rap song about the economic philosophies of Keynes vs Hayek: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0nERTFo-Sk


Online dictionaries for economics

http://www.economist.com/research/economics/

http://www.babylon.com/define/35/Economics-Dictionary.html

http://economics.about.com/od/economicsglossary/Glossary_of_Economics_Terms_Economics_Dictionary.htm


If you are looking for Business English websites, go to: http://grahamworkmanesp.wikispaces.com


Publisher websites

Nelson Thornes http://www.nelsonthornes.com/aqagcse/

Pearson: http://www.pearsonIS.com/EdexcelIGCSE

Hodder Education: http://www.hoddereducation.com/Home.aspx


Economics teaching books

Edexcel IGCSE Accounting: ISBN: 978 0 435991 29 6


If you come across any other useful websites that you think could be added here, just email me at grahamworkman@aol.com