Economic Lowdown Podcast Series

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The Economic Lowdown podcast series is produced by the Economic Education department of the St. Louis Fed for high school and college students. The series covers topics in economics, banking and monetary policy. The podcasts use clear, simple language to describe the economic concepts presented. In the end, students see how economic principles affect the choices they make in their everyday lives.

Similar topics are available in The Economic Lowdown Video Series.

Episode 1 - Opportunity Cost

Episode 2 - Factors of Production

Episode 3 - The Role of Self-Interest and Competition in a Market Economy

Episode 4 - Inflation

Episode 5 - Unemployment

Episode 6 - Demand

Episode 7 - Supply

Episode 8 - Market Equilibrium

Episode 9 - Functions of Money

Episode 10 - Labor Market

Episode 11 - Externalities

Episode 12 - Price Signals

Episode 13 - Gross Domestic Product

Episode 14 - Getting Real about Interest Rates

Episode 15 - Economic Growth

Episode 16 - Elasticity of Demand


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