Economics

The branch of economics, categorized as a social science,primarily focuses on the complex processes behind the production, distributionand consumption of various goods or services. The term itself originates fromthe Greek words “oikos” and “nomos”, meaning house and law.

One of the commonly accepted definitions of economics is theone given by Lionel Charles Robbins (1898 – 1984), a British economist and headof the economics department at the London School of Economics. He states that “Economicsis a science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends andscarce means which have alternative uses”.

The primary purpose of the documentaries and video materialscompiled in this category is to show you how the world of economics works. Frommicro to macro business systems, there are a number of systems in which therules of economics are applied.

With the growing complexity of business systems and themanner in which business is being conducted worldwide, there is also an evergrowing demand for the economical apparatus to accompany those systems.

Now, let us focus on the practical examples of thedevelopment and function of the economics in everyday life; the causes, assetsand results of the application of the above mentioned science.

Enjoy the tour across Canada and see the experiences of twovolunteers at the organic farms and the position of the small scale farmingcompared to the large scale ones crucial for the economy of the country.

Watch the documentary on the economical manufacturingcollapse in Detroit and see the consequences if it. Discover will the people ofDetroit succeed in their final attempt to recover from this disaster andrestore the economical stability this great city one had.

Find out the horrible truth behind the manufacturing one ofthe most popular products in the world. The chocolate that is being consumedevery day worldwide hides an awful secret that the public was made aware of in2001; the workforce on the cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast is mainly consistedof African children who are victims of slavery, trafficking and various otherforms of abuse.

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Business
Millionaire Basement Wars
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creating mega-basements or 'iceberg homes' - nicknamed because there's more square footage under the ground than above. Over the last ten years an estimated 2000 new basements have been dug in central...

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The House of Rothschild
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The Rothschild Family - Puppet Masters - World's Only Trillionaires"Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes the laws." "We shall have World Government, whether or not we like it...

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Inside Job Documentary
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Inside Job explores the financial crash of 2008 and how it was essentially and inside job from irresponsible individuals working in the finance sector, and bankers gambling with money that wasn't theirs.

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Economics
The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse
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Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse narrates the story of the bankers who crashed the global economy, the leaders who did not manage to save it and the ordinary families who ...

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Art
That’s  Greece
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This short documentary is really good attempt by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (BHCC) when they presented this at their Annual Conference in London on 28 June 2011 to dispel many of the my...

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This Is The Last Dam Run of Likker I’m Ever Gonna Make
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Popcorn Sutton’s last run of moonshine. Just before his death, the legendary Popcorn Sutton allowed a film crew to shoot his last run of moonshine so that people can see what a moonshiner has to go ...

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This 80-minute documentary focuses on the growing “wealth gap” in America, as seen through the eyes of filmmaker Jamie Johnson, a 27-year-old heir to the Johnson & Johnson phar...

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Business
The New Rulers of the World
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‘The New Rulers of the World’ is a documentary film by John Pilger focusing on one such question which the mainstream media does not highlight – the true effects of Globaliza...

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The account behind maybe the best recipe ever created in finance: the Black-Scholes-Merton alternatives pricing model. Two of its creators were granted the Nobel Prize in Economic ...

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Economics
The Last Ice Merchant
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The Last Ice Merchant tells the story of Baltazar Ushca, who for over 50 years has harvested ice off of the glacier on Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo twice a week. A family business,...

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