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The American Housing Finance System
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The course is intended for people who would like a deeper understanding of the American housing finance system. The focus will be on providing necessary background knowledge rather than on evaluating specific policy proposals.  Near the end of the course, participants will be encouraged to bring up policy issues and to discuss them in light of the information presented.

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Economics
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Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Arnold Kling
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Building a Competitive First Nation Investment Climate
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This is the first edition of the open text book Building a Competitive Investment Climate on First Nation Lands. This textbook is for students who are First Nation and tribal government employees or students who would like to work for or with First Nation and tribal governments. The purpose of this textbook is to help interested First Nation and tribal governments build a competitive investment climate. Work began on this text book in early 2012 with a generous grant from the Donner Canadian Foundation. Financial support was also provided by the First Nations Tax Commission and the Tulo Centre.

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Business and Communication
Economics
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Textbook
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BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics
Date Added:
03/23/2015
Development Economics
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Why are some countries rich and others poor? This fundamental question has been on the mind of economists since Adam Smith wrote "The Wealth of Nations" in 1776. This is a full course that covers all the major issues and developments in the field of development economics. Unlike typical college courses, we will take you to the frontier of the discipline, covering recent research as well as more established material. This course is non-technical and is accessible to a beginner. If you pass the final exam, you will earn our "Development Economics" certificate on your profile.

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Economics
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Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Econ Duel
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Economics can explain many of life’s big questions. Problem is, it can sometimes provide multiple, even conflicting, answers. So which answers are the “right” ones? There’s only one way to find out: Econ Duel! In this fun series from Marginal Revolution University, you’ll have a chance to hear from leading economic thinkers as they debate the big questions discussed in the news, in our schools, and around the dinner table.

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Economics
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Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Lawrence H. White
Matthew Yglesias
Scott Sumner
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Economic History of the Soviet Union
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Economic theory must distinguish between publicly owned and privately owned property if it is to account for the effect of institutions on the behavior of individuals. Careful study of the theories of Marxists and the real-world experience in the Soviet economy offer important lessons and insight for economic modeling and the ongoing development of theory. In this course, Marxist/Leninist theory and Soviet reality will be studied with an open mind, and with the goal of taking lessons from the case study.

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Economics
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Full Course
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Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Guinevere Liberty Nell
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Economics Illustrated: Illuminating Standards Video Series
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Tenth grade students in San Diego, CA created a professional-quality book explaining key terms and concepts in economics. Students defined economic terms in language that non-economists could understand; described current situations in which those concepts were present in our everyday lives; and created cut-block print illustrations. This film features interviews with the humanities teacher, art teacher, and former students. It raises questions about what understanding and memorable learning actually looks like.

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Economics
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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EL Education
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07/03/2018
Economics and You
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Understanding economics, what some people call "economic literacy," is becoming essential for citizens in our national and increasingly interconnected world economy. Increasingly, productive members of society must be able to identify, analyze, and evaluate the causes and consequences of individual economic decisions and public policy including issues raised by constraints imposed by scarcity, how economies and markets work, and the benefits and costs of economic interaction and interdependence. Such literacy includes analysis, reasoning, problem solving, and decision making that helps people function as consumers, producers, savers, investors, and responsible citizens. - From the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations

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Social Science
Economics
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Textbook
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MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Arsenau, Ronalyn
Balzar, Travis
Dutcher, Kelly
Hintz, Katie
Noga, Kim
Weaver, Brian
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08/15/2015
Economics and You, Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Economics
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Understanding economics will help to make you a more successful person. Economics is a broad subject, just like any academic topic, that can be pursued from undergraduate programs at the university level, all the way to doctoral programs that require upwards of seven years of research to complete. However, our goal is to give you the most important basics of economic thinking so that you can not only earn an “A” in your high school economics class, but also learn how to be a more effective earner, saver, spender, and citizen.

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/17/2017
Economics and You, Chapter 2: Choices in Individual Households
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In this economics unit you will explore how buyers and sellers meet together in markets to trade. Also you will look at the process of how prices are determined. Next, you will take a special look at what equilibrium is in economics as well as how it responds to a change in certain factors that affect supply or demand. Finally you will be asked to judge the fairness and efficacy of how equilibrium is reached in current American markets.

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/18/2017
Economics and You, Chapter 3: Choices in Business
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Berkeley is opening a new retail business selling local products to tourists in the summer. She is an entrepreneur, someone who identifies a need and takes a risk by starting a business to fill that need. Entrepreneurs often have similar traits. They are self-starters, independent minded, hard working, and willing to take risks. What form of business structure should Berkeley choose for her new business? She has a number of business structures to choose from.

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/18/2017
Economics and You, Chapter 4: Economic Growth
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Over time, many tools have been developed by economists to monitor a nation’s economic performance. And while many of these tools can seem too large in scale and too overwhelming to apply to your daily life, looking at some of the same indicators that economists do can actually help you as an individual make decisions on how to make the most of your income.

Subject:
Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/18/2017
Economics and You, Chapter 5: The Government Intervenes
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Markets fail. That is to say free markets do not always offer all of the goods and services that people might want. In addition, free market economies suffer from that difficulties caused by the business cycle. Periods of growth that are too rapid are followed by periods of decline, recession, or even depression. Because of these factors, governments act or intervene in free market systems.

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/18/2017
Economics and You, Chapter 6: Global Interactions and Decision Making
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Scarcity means that individuals as well as entire countries have to make choices about what to do with their resources. How a country answers the three fundamental economic questions (What to produce? How to produce? Who receives what is produced?) determines what type of economy it possesses. These decisions are also made on a global level, meaning the coordination of the planet’s resources involves making decisions on what should be made, how it should be made, and to whom it will be distributed. Thanks to improved transportation and communication, demand in one country may be easily met by a country in the opposite hemisphere. Of course, this give-and-take has been going on for centuries, but international trade over the past half-century has reached new heights, resulting in globalization, or the growing interdependence of countries upon one another.

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/18/2017
Economics and You, Chapter 7: Personal Finance
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How do circumstances influence individuals in making sound and purposeful financial decisions ensuring personal economic success in both a national and global economy? Why is it important to create a budget and set goals?

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Social Science
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
MIOpenBook
Provider Set:
Michigan Open Book Project
Author:
Brian Weaver
Katie Hintz
Kelly Dutcher
Kim Noga
Ronalyn Arsenau
Travis Balzar
Date Added:
12/18/2017
Economics of the Media
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In the Information Age, media is everywhere. This course will help you make sense of it all, providing insight into the structure of media firms, the nature of their products and how they make money. Is media biased? Is consolidation of media companies bad for consumers? This course will address those questions as well as how the government affects the structure of media through policies such as net neutrality, copyright, TV regulation, and spectrum allocation. This course will provide a general background on the research from economists on media and journalism. There will be a lot of economics and not too much math.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
The Eurozone Crisis
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What's the future of the European Union and the Euro? The Eurozone Crisis is one of the most important issues in the world today. In this three week mini-course, we will cover both the institutions that make up the European Union and the underlying economics that are behind the crisis. We cover what is considered "consensus" knowledge by economists while also adding our own speculations in the mix.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Everyday Economics
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What role does economics play in your day-to-day life? You might be surprised to find that economics is a big part of nearly everything you do! Everyday Economics explores just that — how the “big ideas” from economics relate to everyday topics. The course is viewer-driven — you tell us where the course should go.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Great Economists: Classical Economics and Its Forerunners
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This course covers the history of economic thought up until the "Marginal Revolution" in the 1870s and features a video for each chapter of Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations." The videos will answer important questions such as: Who were the first economic thinkers? What are the very origins of economic thought? What did earlier economists understand but has been lost to the modern world? Why is Adam Smith the greatest economist of all time? How did the economic issues of the 18th and 19th centuries shape the thoughts of the classical economists?

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
International Trade
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This course takes a look at the basic theories of international trade and the consequences of trade in today's global economy. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about fundamental ideas such as comparative advantage, increasing returns to scale, factor endowments, and arbitrage across borders. The consequences we discuss include the effects of offshoring, how trade has shaped the economies of China, Mexico, and Korea, when foreign direct investment is desirable, and the history of free trade and tariffs, among other topics. Trade is a topic of increasing importance and this material will give you a better grasp on the theories and empirics as they have been developed by economists.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Macro Lecture Plan: Geography and the Deep Determinants of Economic Growth
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Lecture Objective: Introduce geography as a potentially deep determinant of growth and expose students to questions in the cutting edge of the field.

The lesson incorporates a few MRU videos about geography and growth from our Principles of Macroeconomics and Development Economics video courses. We also mix in discussion prompts, exercises, practice questions, graphs and charts, and pre- and post-class assignments. Finally, we provide supplementary resources such as additional data sources, relevant news articles and blog posts, and two podcast episodes

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Mary Clare Peate
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Macro Lecture Plan: THE SUPER SIMPLE SOLOW MODEL, PART 1: CONDITIONAL CONVERGENCE
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Lecture Objective: Introduce students to the super simple Solow model. By the end of the lesson, students should be able to identify inputs to growth, solve for the steady state, and identify the factors that lead to conditional convergence.

The lesson incorporates a number of MRU’s videos about the Solow model and conditional convergence from our Principles of Macroeconomics video course. We also mix in discussion prompts, exercises, practice questions, graphs and charts, and pre- and post-class assignments. Finally, we provide supplementary resources such as additional data sources, relevant articles and blog posts, an episode of Planet Money, and even an interview with Robert Solow himself.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Mary Clare Peate
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Macro Lecture Plan: THE SUPER SIMPLE SOLOW MODEL, PART 2: IDEAS LECTURE PLAN
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Lecture Objective: Students are able to identify incentives and factors that increase the production of ideas, and list the costs and benefits of using patents, prizes, and subsidies to increase idea creation.

The lesson incorporates a number of MRU’s videos about the economics of ideas from our Principles of Macroeconomics video course, as well as a TED-talk on the topic. We also mix in discussion prompts, exercises, practice questions, graphs and charts, and pre- and post-class assignments. Finally, we provide supplementary resources such as additional data sources, relevant articles and blog posts, a few episodes of Planet Money, and even an interview with Robert Solow himself.

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What is Marginal Revolution University (MRU)?

Many of us can remember our first great economics teacher who fundamentally changed how we see the world. At MRU, we try and deliver that experience to millions worldwide through video.

Founded as a nonprofit in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, MRU is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Mary Clare Peate
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Macroeconomics
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Macroeconomics provides an introduction to economic principles and market forces including supply and demand, unemployment, inflation, international trade and capital flows, monetary policy and banking, fiscal policy and globalization.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Mexico's Economy: Current Prospects and History
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Is Mexico the most dynamic economy in Latin America?  After some tough times in the 1980s and 90s, Mexico has emerged as one of the economic leaders of the region.  Where does it stand among other emerging markets and what are its prospects for the future? In this four-week course, we will study the modern Mexican economy, some of the unique elements of development in a one-party, authoritarian regime, and some of the challenges the country faced in getting to this point.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Robin Grier
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Micro Lecture Plan: Compensating Wage Differentials
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Lecture Objective: Students understand what “there ain't no such thing as a free lunch” really means. In other words, they can identify different types of nonmonetary compensation and how they form part of real wages.

The lesson incorporates two MRU videos about compensating wage differentials from our Principles of Microeconomics video course. We also mix in discussion prompts, exercises, practice questions, graphs and charts, and pre- and post-class assignments. Finally, we provide supplementary resources such as additional data sources, relevant news articles and blog posts, two episodes of Planet Money, and a podcast conversation between Tyler Cowen and Peter Thiel.

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What is Marginal Revolution University (MRU)?

Many of us can remember our first great economics teacher who fundamentally changed how we see the world. At MRU, we try and deliver that experience to millions worldwide through video.

Founded as a nonprofit in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, MRU is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Mary Clare Peate
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Micro Lecture Plan: I, Rose - An Intro to the Price System
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Lecture Objective: Introduce students to the price system - how markets connect to one another and form a sophisticated global network that is constantly adjusting based on price signals. We use a Valentine’s Day analogy to illustrate key points.

The lesson incorporates a few MRU videos from MRU's Principles of Microeconomics video course. We also mix in discussion prompts, exercises, practice questions, and pre- and post-class assignments. Finally, we provide supplementary resources such as additional data sources, relevant news articles and blog posts, and an episode of Planet Money.

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What is Marginal Revolution University (MRU)?

Many of us can remember our first great economics teacher who fundamentally changed how we see the world. At MRU, we try and deliver that experience to millions worldwide through video.

Founded as a nonprofit in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, MRU is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Mary Clare Peate
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Microeconomics
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Microeconomics provides an introduction to economic principles and market forces including supply and demand, labor and financial markets, elasticity, consumer choices, cost and industry structure, competition, monopoly, negative and positive externalities, economic inequality, financial markets, international trade, globalization and protectionism.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Lumen Learning
Provider Set:
Candela Courseware
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Money Skills
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Unsure of how to invest your money? Whether to rent or buy? Or which career path is right for you? We've all asked ourselves these questions, and it seems that everywhere you turn — the TV, radio, financial advisors, friends, and family — someone has an answer. In this course we turn down the noise to bring you sound advice. With two seasoned economists as your guides, you’ll walk through what everyone needs to know about personal finance.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Next Gen Personal Finance
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Next Gen Personal Finance provides a comprehensive set of curricular resources used by over 16,000 educators in 10,000 schools serving middle and high school students. NGPF offerings run the gamut from a full semester course to videos, activities, games and case studies. Rated top business and finance education site by Common Sense Education.

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Finance
Economics
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
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Lesson Plan
Module
Unit of Study
Author:
Next Gen Personal Finance
Date Added:
04/03/2019
Principios de Microeconomía
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Este curso introductorio es en espańol y está dirigido a personas que desean entender los conceptos básicos de microeconomía, un área de la economía que estudia, entre otras cosas, cómo los individuos (consumidores y productores) se comportan. Primero explicaremos el lado de la demanda y cómo ésta responde a cambios en los precios. Luego explicaremos cómo los individuos toman decisiones de consumo, y la manera en que cambios en el ingreso afecta esas decisiones. También explicamos la oferta, constituida por productores o firmas, los costos que enfrentan en el proceso de producción, y por qué los costos son importantes para la decisión de producción.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Andres Marroquin
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics (Video)
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With this free video resource, students will explore the economic way of thinking, and the role incentives play in all our lives through engaging Hollywood production style videos.

Educators can use MRU's videos in a variety of ways, to include “flipping” the classroom, as study aids, supplementary material, concept reinforcement, or even as a full course offering.

In MRU's Principles of Macroeconomics course, we’ll cover fundamental questions such as: Why do some countries grow rich while others remain poor? How important is a country’s banking system — and what happened during the recent financial crisis? How did Zimbabwe end up with an inflation rate that rose into the quadrillions?

We’ll also cover important topics like the Federal Reserve, monetary policy, fiscal policy, the Solow Growth Model, institutional analysis, the “economics of ideas,” and more.

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What is Marginal Revolution University (MRU)?

Many of us can remember our first great economics teacher who fundamentally changed how we see the world. At MRU, we try and deliver that experience to millions worldwide through video.

Founded as a nonprofit in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, MRU is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Module
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Principles of Microeconomics: Saylor
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Recognizing that a course in economics may seem daunting to some students, we have tried to make the writing clear and engaging. Clarity comes in part from the intuitive presentation style, but we have also integrated a number of pedagogical features that we believe make learning economic concepts and principles easier and more fun. These features are very student-focused. The chapters themselves are written using a “modular” format. In particular, chapters generally consist of three main content sections that break down a particular topic into manageable parts. Each content section contains not only an exposition of the material at hand but also learning objectives, summaries, examples, and problems. Each chapter is introduced with a story to motivate the material and each chapter ends with a wrap-up and additional problems. Our goal is to encourage active learning by including many examples and many problems of different types.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Faculty Reviewed Open Textbooks
Author:
Libby Rittenberg
Tim Tregarthen
Date Added:
01/05/2015
Principles of Microeconomics: Scarcity and Social Provisioning
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Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. The authors take a balanced approach to micro- and macroeconomics, to both Keynesian and classical views, and to the theory and application of economics concepts. The text also includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OpenOregon
Author:
Benjamin Wilson
Erik Dean
Justin Elardo
Mitch Green
Sebastian Berger
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Principles of Microeconomics (Video)
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With this free video resource, students will be exposed to the economic way of thinking. Students will understand how to use economics in their lives and, ultimately, you’ll see the world differently-- all through engaging Hollywood production style videos.

Educators can use MRU's videos in a variety of ways, to include “flipping” the classroom, as study aids, supplementary material, concept reinforcement, or even as a full course offering.

In MRU's Principles of Microeconomics course, covers fundamental concepts like supply and demand and equilibrium. We also answer questions such as: How are prices determined? What did Adam Smith mean when he said the market process works like an “invisible hand”? How is it that we have access to fresh roses in very cold cities every Valentine’s Day? All key topics are covered to include competition, monopoly, price discrimination, externalities, public goods and more.

There are no prerequisites for this course, and it is accessible to beginners.

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What is Marginal Revolution University (MRU)?

Many of us can remember our first great economics teacher who fundamentally changed how we see the world. At MRU, we try and deliver that experience to millions worldwide through video.

Founded as a nonprofit in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, MRU is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture
Lesson
Module
Syllabus
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Alex Tabarrok
Tyler Cowen
Date Added:
02/16/2018
Selling Fuel Oil at a Loss
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This task is a modeling problem which ties in to financial decisions faced routinely by businesses, namely the balance between maintaining inventory and raising short-term capital for investment or re-investment in developing the busines

Subject:
Mathematics
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
05/01/2012
Types of Government
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This lesson and assessment will increase students understanding of several forms of government.

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World History
Economics
Political Science
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Author:
Curtis Lee
Icivics
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12/12/2018
Understanding Data
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Data is all around us. Everything from the fitness tracker on your wrist to researchers at your local university are creating mountains of data — big data. What does all this data mean? And how can it help us answer important questions such as: What are the leading causes of heart disease? Or what patterns are related to higher pay at your job? Looking at data can help us answer fun questions too — who’s likely to win the next Super Bowl? Leave the boring lectures behind and intuitively learn data analysis through interactive exercises that allow you to play with fascinating real-world datasets. By the end of this course, you’ll be comfortable applying the basics of statistical analysis and econometrics. There are no prerequisites and we encourage you to repeat the interactive lessons as often as you need.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Marginal Revolution University
Author:
Thomas Stratmann
Date Added:
02/16/2018