Robert Skidelsky on Keynesian Economics - It's All About Spending

Get the full scoop on John Maynard Keynes and the origins of his incredible influence on macroeconomics and the role of government. British economist Robert Skidelsky offers unique insight into Keynesian economics and its fundamental principles in an engaging video interview.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • This is a great video for rounding out your lessons on Keynesian economics. Use it to provide further background information, as well as to prompt discussion on some of the claims and explanations provided by Skidelsky
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Background rap song expresses several key economic concepts
  • A few relevant graphics incorporated to help illustrate content
Cons
  • None