Economics Documentaries

The Economic genre showcases the social science behind public consumerism. Typically documenting trade, business and the goods and services consumed, economic films take you into a different world that many don't understand.

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How the Banks Won

How the Banks Won

As the government prepares an emergency budget to help pay for thebank bailout, Will Hutton inves...

9.0 Views: 3,229
Economics

Ian Hislop - When Bankers Were Good

Ian Hislop - When Bankers Were Good

Ian Hislop reveals how many Victorian financiers were far from comfortable about their new-found ...

3.6 Views: 2,987
Economics

IMF in Focus

IMF in Focus

A special focus on the International Monetary Fund and whether it is suited for its purpose.There...

6.4 Views: 3,332
Economics

Is Capitalism bankrupt?

Is Capitalism bankrupt?

The world is a largely capitalistic economy - one that even communist China is embracing. But wit...

7.0 Views: 3,091
Economics

Liberty and Economics - The Ludwig von Mises Legacy

Liberty and Economics - The Ludwig von Mises Legacy

What kind of man was Ludwig von Mises? As this unique film shows, Mises (1881-1973) was a man who...

7.1 Views: 3,393
Economics

Meltup

Meltup

The documentary proves through facts and statistics how hyperinflation in the U.S. is now inevita...

8.6 Views: 3,260
Economics

North Korea - A time of uncertainty

North Korea - A time of uncertainty

This episode Counting the Cost take a look at North Korea. After the death of the country's 'dear...

3.7 Views: 2,732
Economics

Not For Sale

Not For Sale

People all around the world are becoming increasingly dependent on a small number of large multin...

6.0 Views: 4,223
Economics

Obama's Wall Street Tax

Obama's Wall Street Tax

Barack Obama, the US president, has proposed a new tax on 50 of the country's largest financial i...

4.7 Views: 3,111
Economics

Puntland - In search of black gold

Puntland - In search of black gold

Puntland, one of the poorest regions in Africa, has been a semi-autonomous region in Somalia sinc...

5.0 Views: 3,826
Economics

RBS - Inside the Bank that Ran Out of Money

RBS - Inside the Bank that Ran Out of Money

Documentary telling the story of how the Edinburgh-based Royal Bank of Scotland fell from grace i...

5.3 Views: 5,045
Economics

The Alaska Pipeline

The Alaska Pipeline

When Atlantic Richfield prospectors struck oil at Prudhoe Bay early in 1968, they stumbled upon t...

7.5 Views: 5,526
Economics

The Chicago Sessions

The Chicago Sessions

Widely known philosopher and University of Chicago Law School professor Martha Nussbaum explores ...

6.3 Views: 3,376
Economics

The Eye of the Storm

The Eye of the Storm

The Eye of the StormExplains the Fed's unique role in the banking system and its response to Hurr...

6.0 Views: 3,869
Economics

The Incredible Bread Machine Film

The Incredible Bread Machine Film

Released in 1975 by World Research, Inc. Includes an introduction by then-Secretary of the Treas...

5.3 Views: 3,291
Economics

The Money Fix

The Money Fix

Money is just information, a way we measure what we trade, nothing of value in itself. And we can...

9.3 Views: 4,065
Economics