The story of Covid-19 is as much a tale about economics as one about health. This short educational video done by the Economics Observatory discusses the economic impact of the pandemic, government intervention and the environmental costs of economic growth.
Who is the resource aimed at?
Students from 11 and upwards can learn about the economic impact of the pandemic.
How can the resource be used?
This video can be used as an additional resource to prompt a discussion in class.
How does the resource link to the curriculum?
This video can be a valuable supplement to classroom learning on the behaviour of economic agents and the environmental costs of economic growth.
How long will the activity take?
The video is around 9 minutes long - perfect for a quick break!