Video and Audio Lectures in Economic History
The Tawney lecture is the annual lecture from the Economic History Society and this page presents videos of the lecture from 2007 onwards. Topics covered include: Why was the Industrial Revolution British?, Nature as historical protagonist and Twentieth Century famines as economic history. The videos are presented as Flash files to be viewed online and last just over an hour each.
Two dozen short video clips (7 to 12 minutes each) in which the lecturer talks about aspects of US economic history. The clips have numbers rather than titles.
A series of 13 videos of varying lengths, published by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, aiming to explain key concepts from economics in a way understandable by lay citizens. Topics include "Finance & Financial Crises", "Five Reasons Why Economics Is Political", and "Can Economics Help Us Save the Planet?" An accompanying page of resources gives background information about schools of thought and individual economists.
Materials from a course delivered in Winter 2010 and based on Clark's 2007 book "A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World." The site includes 26 full-length video lectures, readings and homework assignments.
Eight lectures from a 2009 symposium on the centenary of Lloyd George's reforming UK budget, available as audio, downloadable video, or a YouTube playlist. The talks range from 13 to 30 minutes long and are mostly around quarter of an hour. Topics include "Current Issues in the Taxation of Land and Income", "The Free Trade versus Protectionism Debate", and "Paying for Social Protection", amongst others.