TED Economía

Known as the "dismal science," economics studies the behavior of consumers and markets and analyzes how economies work. The disciplines has earned a bad rap in recent decades for its failure to predict global crises. And while economists dedicate their careers to churning out forecasts, the practice is often viewed more of an art than a science. The best way to insulate yourself again the next economic downturn is to read a rich array of viewpoints and draw your own conclusions.