Economics and Management Super Curricular Resources

Need help with finding some super curricular reading for Economics and Management? Check out these online resources:

50 things that made the modern economy - From the BBC, Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world.

Core-Econ - An open-access platform for anyone who wants to understand the economics of innovation, inequality, environmental sustainability, and more

The Economist has been published since September 1843 to take part “in a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress”. This mission continues to guide their coverage: they publish it every week in the newspaper.

Economics of Climate Change - Dr Elizabeth Harnett, from Jesus College, Oxford, discusses the economics of climate change and the low-carbon transition.

Freakonomics Podcast - Following the success of the book Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt now have a podcast which tackles or sorts of different topics and themes.

National Institute of Economic and Social Research is Britain's longest established independent research institute, founded in 1938. Their mission is to carry out research into the economic and social forces that affect people’s lives and to improve the understanding of those forces and the ways in which policy can bring about change.

NRICH Maths for Economists - This webpage is a small collection of advanced-level material from the main NRICH pages which will be of use or interest to those hoping to study economics at university. They are straight mathematics problems but have an economic flavour or application.  

Royal Economic Society - Founded in 1890, the Royal Economic Society is one of the oldest economic associations in the world.

Sample reading list - To help you decide whether Oxford’s Economics & Management programme is right for you, this link provides a list of the kinds of articles and books that have previously been part of the first year of study.

Young Economist of the Year - this essay competition, organised by the Royal Economic Society and the Financial Times, is open to all year 12 and year 13 students studying for or A-Level, International Baccalaureate (IB) or Scottish Highers qualifications who either normally reside or are studying in the UK. Click on the link to find out more!