“Got it?” - The educational web series

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No more unclear terms and lengthy explanations: to ensure that you “Got it?”, Citéco offers you the opportunity to learn about the economy in a simple and intuitive way! Ready for an adventure? Settle in comfortably, press “play” and have a coffee while you get to know Virgile, Lauren, Lisa and Medhi, our museum’s budding economists.

1/ Corporate governance

 

How to encourage company managers to make concerted and transparent decisions - or prevent Virgile from unilaterally ordering Lisa to place the drink order?

The answer is a simple notion: “corporate governance”! Take our quiz to test your knowledge!

 

 

 

2/ Multinational companies

 

Do you want to know why your microwave is stamped “Made in China” and why your brand-new mobile was shipped from India? So do Lisa, Lauren, Mehdi and Virgile, who are discussing multinational companies in this new episode of “Got it?”.

 

 

 

3/ The social and solidarity economy

 

Does “Economy” always rhyme with “search for profit”? Lauren, Mehdi, Lisa and Virgile discuss their views in episode 3 of “Got it?”!.

 

 

 

4/ Moral hazard

 

Would Virgile practice an extreme sport if he knew he was not insured? Would banks take risks if they had no support from the State? It’s highly doubtful if we are to believe the notion of moral hazard which our “Got it?” protagonists are discussing in this new episode!

 

 

 

5/ Unemployment

 

Unemployment is a hot topic, but what do we actually know about it? Who is unemployed and who isn’t? Can we be voluntarily unemployed? In and out of crises, is unemployment always present? Can we achieve a 0% unemployment rate? All the answers to these questions are in this new episode of “Got it?”. Take our quiz to test your knowledge!

 

 

 

6/ The human development index

 

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) evaluates a country’s economic situation, but it is not the only indicator that measures a State’s development: the Human Development Index focuses on a country’s social and qualitative development. But what actually does it take account of? Is it enough to determine a population’s quality of life? In this sixth episode, our budding economists will answer all your questions on the HDI and its many facets.

 

 

 

7/ Social protection

 

In this new episode, Lisa, Lauren, Mehdi and Virgile are discussing social protection! Social protection refers to all collective providence mechanisms put in place by the State, which provide financial protection against the consequences of social risks, i.e., situations that can cause a loss of income or an increase in expenses (old age, disease, invalidity) ... But how exactly do these mechanisms work? Our budding economists will give you the lowdown in under 4 minutes!

 

 

 

8/ Common goods

 

“A common good is a very particular, but hugely interesting notion!” After listening to explanations from Lisa, Lauren, Mehdi and Virgile, you’ll know all there is to know about common goods!

 

 

9/ The World Trade Organization

 

You no longer have an excuse for not understanding anything about economics with our new "Got it?" episode on the World Trade Organization! Virgil, Lauren, Lisa and Medhi share their tips for capturing everything about the economy

 

 

 


Published on 29 October 2021.