Macroeconomics: Crash Course Economics Calculus at a Fifth Grade Level 2 months ago   13:43

This week, Adriene and Jacob teach you about macroeconomics. This is the stuff of big picture economics, and the major movers in the economy. Like taxes and monetary policy and inflation and policy. We need this stuff, because if you don't have a big picture of the economy, crashes and panics are more likely. Of course, economics is extremely complex and unpredictable. Today we'll talk about GDP as a measure of a country's economic health, the basics of economic analysis, and even a little about full employment, unemployment

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Comments 920 Comments

klose king
plus I can't ask questions
klose king
you both talk too fast .. understanding is hard
G Mac
I think it's poor of you to say GDP is the best tool for measuring an economy. As many activities/transactions involved in calculating CDP don't improve the economy. The act of buying "thin air" doesn't improve the economy as a whole as air is always there. The fact that someone spent money on it doesn't change a thing.
I dislike the guy in these videos. He has an unprofessional ACDC belt in half the episodes. It is distracting if you have any fashion sense.
Cristiane Mendonca
Thank you!
5:29, Some European Union countries have been experimenting with counting underground markets..
rawan wolf
I like they guy's belt, lol
Soha Flfla
انا كنت بفهم من الترجمة
Soha Flfla
Where is the transaction in Arabic
Manraj Singh
I’m lost when the car drives too fast.. why does the car(economy)driving too fast will make the car(economy) slower?
ninga 4 u anonymous
Look at that acdc belt
Harrison Sands
Wouldn't a communist country have 0% unemployment, since frictional and structural unemployment wouldn't really exist under a harsh regime?
ninga 4 u anonymous
I saw that coming.
Boombaoppaya _
I don't get the GDP and unemployment. How is it when GDP increases unemployment is also falling?
Neilarmstrong ronaldo
Is it just me or do you guys feel like Adrienne tries to copy John Green ?
yassin farid
mustafa doğan
please turkish subtitle )) i saw on some videos but not all of them . please i am economics student :))
Justin Fair
tbf, that's NOT how pitons work in an engine
Fadilla Putri
Where is indonesia subtitel???????😭😭😭😭
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Calculus at a Fifth Grade Level Macroeconomics: Crash Course Economics 2 months ago   19:53

The foreign concepts of calculus often make it hard to jump right into learning it. If you ever wanted to dive into the world of mathematics - or if you are just having difficulty in your calculus class - and are having a hard time grasping the ideas, you should watch this video to go over the core principles of calculus in a way that requires no background knowledge: at a fifth grade level.

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