Making Sen$e

Paul Solman has been business, economics and occasional art correspondent for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer since 1985. As a part of The NewsHour, Paul does a 7-10 minute video segment called, Making Sen$e. These Making Sen$e video segments cover current topics in economics and personal finance and are a great way to bring real-world examples in to your classroom.

Below are the ten most recent videos. Clicking on the title will bring you to page with more information about the video as well as discussion questions that you can use with your students.

Ten Most Recent Videos

The new sharing economy’ can enrich micro-entrepreneurs but at what cost?The new sharing economy’ can enrich micro-entrepreneurs but at what cost?
Date Added: 10/10/2014

How engaging diversity made Xerox a company to copyHow engaging diversity made Xerox a company to copy
Date Added: 9/15/2014

New job growth doesn’t indicate a strong labor marketNew job growth doesn’t indicate a strong labor market
Date Added: 9/05/2014

More part-time workers suffer instability, long hours to make ends meetMore part-time workers suffer instability, long hours to make ends meet
Date Added: 9/01/2014

Women’s fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firmsWomen’s fund seeks share of prosperity for female-focused firms
Date Added: 8/05/2014

Top-down or middle-out? Debating the key to economic growthTop-down or middle-out? Debating the key to economic growth
Date Added: 7/28/2014

ve the middle class?ve the middle class?
Date Added: 7/15/2014

WhatWhat's driving the good jobs news for the month of June?
Date Added: 7/03/2014

Year Up raises employment odds for young adults by teaching job-ready skillsYear Up raises employment odds for young adults by teaching job-ready skills
Date Added: 6/23/2014

Budding recreational pot industry sparks innovation and investmentBudding recreational pot industry sparks innovation and investment
Date Added: 6/16/2014

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