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We have removed the following games from our website: Inflation Island, Economia and Top Floor. This is because they are no longer up to date and use Adobe Flash technology which will soon stop working on all browsers. We are not currently planning on replacing these games.

Want to learn more about economics and what we do here at the ECB? Explore this section to discover a wide range of multimedia resources and find out about opportunities to connect with us.

So what actually is the ECB (as explained by YouTuber Simon Clark)?

We invited YouTuber Simon Clark to the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, where central bank governors and economics experts get together each year to discuss policy issues. He was there to speak to PhD students presenting their research, but before he got started, he first wanted to answer this fundamental question!

Watch YouTuber Simon Clark talking to the young economists and take a look at their research

Youth initiatives

We hold several events – online, at the ECB and around Europe – targeted specifically at young people aged 16-30, such as our Youth Dialogues and the Generation €uro Students’ Award.

Find out more

The ECB explains

Are you looking for information and resources about the ECB? Would you like to dig deeper into some of the issues the ECB is involved in?

Have a look at our explainers

ECB Visitor Centre (visits and lectures)

The ECB Visitor Centre is open for virtual activities intended to make the ECB and our tasks better understood. Interested in joining one of our lectures, visits or explore our Google Maps tours of the Visitor Centre?

Take a look at the Visiting the ECB pages

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