Open Educational Resources
Use MERLOT to search all of the many open resources available for economics online. The Advanced Search lets you focus on your particular area of study.
BookBoon provides textbooks in microeconomics, macroeconomics and a variety of other related fields. The books can be downloaded for free but do contain some minimal advertising.
- Open Textbook Library
From the University of Minnesota, this collection of e-textbooks includes books on economic analysis, microeconomics, and more. The books are openly licensed, complete, and suitable for adoption. There is also a paid option for students who want to get a print edition.
This introductory Economics textbook covers a wide variety of topics.
Open Courseware & Multimedia
- Films for Action
Films For Action has cataloged over 1,500 of the best films and videos that can be watched free online. These films address social, environmental, and media-related issues.
- Fulbright Economics Teaching Program
Course syllabi, lecture notes, reading lists and problem sets from the Fulbright School’s many economics courses.
- Kahn Academy — Economics
Kahn Academy offers short videos on topics in microeconomics and macroeconomics. (Scroll down to the Browse Our Library heading to find the links.)
- MIT Open Courseware
MIT’s Economics department offers an extensive series of online courses. Courses generally include lecture videos, assignments, exams, and more.