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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