Money Heist (Spain)

Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) is a Spanish Netflix TV show that highlights money supply in the European Monetary Union (EMU). The robbers first conducted an elaborate heist at the Spanish Royal Mint, printing hundreds of millions of euros, then stole gold ingots from the Bank of Spain. 

Squid Game (South Korea)

Squid Game is a South Korean survival drama series created for Netflix. The series revolves around a contest of players in deep financial debt. It was released in 2021 and became the top-viewed program in several countries, with 1.65 billion viewing hours only four weeks after its release.

Lupin (France)

Released in January 2021, Lupin is a Netflix television show inspired by the beloved Arsène Lupin, a fictional thief and master of disguise created by French writer Maurice Leblanc in 1905. Lupin was Netflix’s most-watched global show, with more than 70 million accounts watching the show within the first three months. More than 30 percent […]

What is EcoNetflix?

EcoNetflix is a website that offers lesson  plans based on clips from Netflix series. We have selected popular series and  memorable scenes to leverage student  interest in Netflix for teaching economic  concepts. Discussion questions and exercises are  directly related to the selected Netflix  Originals series and can be used for  classroom discussions and activities. Don’t hesitate to contact us for suggested  responses. Through the numerous clips available, students completing a principles of  economics course are exposed to a wide  range of concepts from series filmed  across the world.

Why EcoNetflix?

Netflix is an ideal means for promoting  greater diversity and inclusion. It produces  original content from every continent, is  available in over 190 countries and most college students have access to a Netflix subscription. Using Netflix clips as a teaching  tool fosters student motivation and increases engagement. It also allows students to be  exposed to people, languages, and cultures  from all over the world. The resources that  you will find in this website come from a  diverse pool of regions, including shows  filmed in Africa, Asia, Australia, the  Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. This  allows instructors to take their students in a  learning journey through the continents,  exposing them to various forms of diversity  such as languages, cultural, ethnic, and  sexual diversities.

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The clips come from a diverse pool of regions, including shows filmed in Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. Our goal was to create a learning journey through the continents.