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Taxes Crash Course Economics

We've been talking about the unavoidables recently. Last time, we covered Death. This time, it's taxes. So, what are taxes? Why do we pay taxes? What is all that ...

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This week on Crash Course Econ, Jacob and Adriene are talking about failure. Specifically, we're talking about market failures. When markets don't provide a ...

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In which Jacob and Adriene teach you about the evils of fiscal policy and stimulus. Well, maybe the policies aren't evil, but there is an evil lair involved. In this ...

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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 ...

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So, during times of inflation or deflation, why doesn't the government just set prices? It sounds reasonable, but price ceilings or floors just don't work. Adriene ...

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Today, Craig is going to dive into the controversy of monetary and fiscal policy. Monetary and fiscal policy are ways the government, and most notably the ...

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So, if economics is about choices and how we use our resources, econ probably has a lot to say about the environment, right? Right! In simple terms, pollution is ...

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Inequality is a big, big subject. There's racial inequality, gender inequality, and lots and lots of other kinds of inequality. This is Econ, so we're going to talk about ...

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What is a trade deficit? Well, it all has to do with imports and exports and, well, trade. This week Jacob and Adriene walk you through the basics of imports, ...

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What is an underground economy? Whether you call it a black market, a grey market, or just the shop down the street, its about connecting people with goods ...

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What is debt? What is a deficit? And do these things have different outcomes for individuals and nations? Adriene and Jacob answer all these questions and ...

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In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution and the American Revolutionary War, which it turns out were two different things. John goes ...

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In which John Green teaches about filthy, filthy lucre. Money. And Debt. So, what is money? And what is it for? And why do we use money? And why does it all ...

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You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice ...

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Today, we're going to wrap up our discussion of economic policy by looking at government regulation. We're going to talk about the government's goals for the ...

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What are externalities and what are the different kinds of costs? And what does this have to do with the rise of “superbugs"? This video is an introduction to ...

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A new econ video every Tuesday! In this video I explan the two multipliers that you will see in a standard macroeconomics course: The Spending Multiplier and ...

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Welcome to ACDC Econ and my first holiday edition. In this video I explain consumer surplus, producer surplus, and deadweight loss. Make sure that you can ...

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I explain excise taxes any show what happens to consumer surplus, producer surplus, and deadweight loss as a result of a tax. Make sure to watch the section ...

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Why do taxes exist? What are the effects of taxes? We discuss how taxes affect consumer surplus and producer surplus and discuss the concept of deadweight ...

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