Minimum wages for secondary school students - Irish sign language interpretation included
This 30 min video for leaving cert students is intended to be watched at school during class time. The first part of the video covers minimum wages as presented in the leaving cert curriculum. The second part has interviews on minimum wages with academics and policy influencers. The third part discusses the question ‘what is economics?’.
A video for Transition-Year students - Fast Fashion and Economics
This short (± 8 minute) video gives TY students a flavour of how economists look at issues from daily life, using “fast fashion” as an example. The final-year research project of one of our students provided the inspiration for the video.
Game theory is a tool we use in economics to study any environment with strategic interaction where there is competition and/or conflict and/or cooperation. This 8-minute video gives the spirit of game theory and how economists think.
Young Economist Competition, PDST 2021
The Department of Economics participates in the PDST Young Economist of the Year Special Interest Award 2021 for secondary school students. For more information, see YEOTY 2020 announcement and watch the video below.