10 episodes

Throughout this crisis we're exploring every day topics that affect us all, from business and housing to health, food, jobs, government spending, and debt, and we’ll use these topics as a way to demystify economics and the economy. For more, check out www.ecnmy.org.

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Throughout this crisis we're exploring every day topics that affect us all, from business and housing to health, food, jobs, government spending, and debt, and we’ll use these topics as a way to demystify economics and the economy. For more, check out www.ecnmy.org.

    Covid-19 & communities

    Covid-19 & communities

    Over lockdown, we’ve seen informal community support groups spring into action; thousands of people coming together to offer their help to deliver food, collect medical prescriptions and provide shopping assistance to some of the most vulnerable people...

    • 39 min
    Covid-19 & business

    Covid-19 & business

    We’re approaching our 12th week of lockdown and we still don’t know if and when we can expect things to get back to ‘business as usual’. And talking of business, many businesses have seen a big hit to their profits during this period. Some have accessed...

    • 40 min
    Covid-19 and the environment

    Covid-19 and the environment

    In a matter of months, the world has been transformed. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives, fallen ill or have lost someone that has succumbed to Covid-19. Places of industry, commerce & trade have become deserted. The UK’s pubs,...

    • 38 min
    Wellbeing and the economy: How are young people faring through the Covid crisis?

    Wellbeing and the economy: How are young people faring through the Covid crisis?

    In this episode, we are joined by three brilliant guests to try to understand the effects of COVID-19 on our mental health, and particularly on that of young people. A recent study by the ONS posits that 84 percent of people were worried about the...

    • 32 min
    Covid-19 & jobs

    Covid-19 & jobs

    We’re two months into this pandemic. Not only has Covid-19 affected our physical & mental well being, but the pandemic has turned our jobs market upside down. Some industries have been hit harder than others, for instance, the live entertainment...

    • 25 min
    How will our government pay for Covid-19?

    How will our government pay for Covid-19?

    It’s expected that the UK government will have to spend £104 billion this year alone to prop up the economy, and it’s being reported that it’s already thinking about paying for the coronavirus bill through wage freezes and tax increases. We’re here to...

    • 40 min

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