What is GDP? & What is a Stock Market?

In this video I answer a listeners questions as to what is GDP and what is a Stock Market.

Modeling, Economics, and Bad Predictions

Once again, I talk about my general skepticism of people speaking with certainty about modeling and measurement.

What is a good economy?

In the following video I discuss the basic question, “What is a good economy”? We all get excited at economic metrics that seem somewhat positive, yet if we don’t have solid idea what is an economy and what is it’s function than what are we measuring?

An Immigration Tax

In this video reflecting on a CATO podcast, I talk about the idea of a tax on immigration and the effects it may have on the economy as a whole.

Routine Consumption and Unemployment Benefits

In this video I discuss how to prevent a decline in growth or to create sustainable group, you don’t need to increase random or short run consumption patterns but cause an increase in routines that are sustainable for at least as long as new independant routines can replace them. If routines dissapate faster than new ones exist economic activity whether production or consumption will decrease.

Explaining Interest Rates and Yield Curves

In this video I help explain the concept of interest rates and yield curves so people can better explain economic concepts.

Welcome to My Blog

Hey Everybody,

My name is Alex Merced and I run a little website called AlexMerced.com that promotes libertarian ideas puts out video on economics to help people make stronger arguments. I will be posting some of these videos here on occasion and would love to get you comments. Thanks!

– Alex Merced of AlexMerced.com

An Intro to Economics…