How to: Make a Video

What is your key message? - Who is your audience?

See our free online lecture series on how to make an economics video here!

In this world of social media, videos may be the most accessible and digestible way to get your message across. See our advice for making great economics videos.

Five easy steps...

Five Steps of an Economics Research Video

Summarise your research into a 140 second video 

Explain Your Economics Research in 15 Seconds

Can you explain a research paper in only fifteen seconds?

Five tips for better economics videos

Learn how to make great videos

Five Tips for Economics Interviews on Camera

Learn how to nail those interviews


Why start with a storyboard?

Learn how storyboards can help you focus on your key message

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Planning a presentation

See our advice on how to plan successful presentations

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Five tips for economists on camera

5 great tips for interviews on camera!

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Golden rules for hosting interviews

Our golden rules for interviewers 

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More tips for hosting economics interviews

More golden rules for hosting interviews

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Useful Websites

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Econ Films

Watch how the experts do it at Econ Films!

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IFS YouTube channel

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Jacob Clifford

Jacob Clifford

Videos to help people understand economics

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Royal Economic Society Youtube channel

Access the catalogue of RES videos from explainers, to lectures to conferences

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Tim Harford TED talk

Tim Harford's TED talk

Economics writer Tim Harford studies complex systems -- and finds a surprising link among the successful ones: they were built through trial and error. In this sparkling talk from TEDGlobal 2011, he asks us to embrace our randomness and start making bette

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David Autor's TED talk

David Autor's TED talk

Here's a paradox you don't hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a job has consistently gone up for the past 125 years. Why hasn't human labor become redundant and our skills

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Reggae video

Bank of Jamaica

Jamaica's central bank is using reggae-inspired music videos to teach people about monetary policy

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Winner RES 2019 Undergraduate video competition

A Libra Induced Recession, winner RES 2019 Undergraduate video competition

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