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Macro – Financial Markets and the Financial System

In this course, Professor Sir John Kay (University of Oxford) examines the role financial markets and the financial system play in the economy. In the first module, we look at the key question of why we have a financial system. After that, we look...

6 lectures

1:16:19

Prof. Sir John Kay

Oxford University

Economics

Micro – Market Failure

In this course, Dr Maria Cubel (University of Bath) discusses market failure. In the first module, we look at the situations when markets work. After this, we look at public goods. Then, we discuss the tragedy of the commons. In the fourth module,...

8 lectures

1:04:18

Dr Maria Cubel

Bath University

Economics

Why Nations Fail

In this course, Professor James Robinson (University of Chicago) lays out the arguments from his book, which he co-authored with Daron Acemoglu, Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (2012). In the first module, we look...

6 lectures

0:52:11

Prof. James Robinson

University of Chicago

Economics

The Economics of Happiness

In this course, Professor Lord Richard Layard (London School of Economics) looks at the economics of happiness. In the first module, we introduce the key ideas of happiness economics and discuss how the happiness revolution has taken shape so far....

5 lectures

0:50:17

Prof. Lord Richard Layard

London School of Economics

Economics

Macro – International Growth and Development

In this course, Dr. Ramin Nassehi (University College London) discusses the topic of international economic growth and development. In the first module, we introduce the key ideas about why economic growth and development are important. Then, we...

6 lectures

0:33:06

Dr Ramin Nassehi

UCL

Economics

Macro – Central Banks and Monetary Policy

In this course, Professor Andrea Ferrero (University of Oxford) discusses the topic of central banks and monetary policy. In the first module, we look at the history of central banks and its main functions today. After that, we look at the...

5 lectures

0:31:06

Prof. Andrea Ferrero

Oxford University

Economics

Macro – Globalisation

In this course, Dr. Paul Segal (King’s College London) look at the topic of Globalisation. In the first module, we introduce the key ideas of globalisation and trace its long-run history. After this, we discuss our current trading system and how...

6 lectures

1:04:11

Dr Paul Segal

King's College London

Economics

Micro – Behavioural Economics

In this course, Professor Johannes Abeler (University of Oxford) explores the subject of Behavioural Economics. In the first module, we look at what behavioural economics is. Then, we explore reciprocity in more detail. In the next two modules we...

6 lectures

0:50:18

Professor Johannes Abeler

Oxford University

Economics

Macro – Supply-Side Policies

In this course, Dr. Ramin Nassehi (University College London) discusses supply-side policies. In the first module, we introduce the key ideas of supply-side economics. After this, we introduce the two schools of thought in supply-side economics....

6 lectures

0:37:16

Dr Ramin Nassehi

UCL

Economics

Macro – Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

In this course, Dr Paul Segal (King's College London) explores the interaction of the demand and supply sides of the economy. In the first module, we summarise AD, GDP and the multiplier as well as providing an introduction to how we apply these...

5 lectures

0:56:19

Dr Paul Segal

King's College London

Economics

Macro – Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments

In this course, Dr. Bruce Morley (University of Bath) explores the topic of Exchange Rates and Balance of Payments. In the first module, we look at the three separate accounts of the Balance of Payments - the Capital, Current and Financial...

6 lectures

1:07:21

Dr Bruce Morley

Bath University

Economics

Micro – How Economists Think

In this course, Professor Avinash Dixit (Princeton University) discusses how economists think. In the first module, we look at what economics is. After this, we explore the forces of supply and demand. Then, we look at what macroeconomics is and...

6 lectures

0:53:57

Prof. Avinash Dixit

Princeton University

Economics

Micro – Supply and Demand

In this course, Dr. Patrick Gaule (University of Bristol) discusses the forces of supply and demand. In the first module, we look at demand in detail. After this, we discuss the determinants of demand. Then, we look at supply and its determinants....

6 lectures

0:40:06

Dr Patrick Gaule

Bristol University

Economics

Micro – The Economic Problem and the Factors of Production

In this course, Dr. Simon Halliday (University of Bristol) discusses the economic problem and the factors of production. In the first module, we look in detail at what the economic problem is. After this, we look at wants, needs and different...

4 lectures

0:59:36

Dr Simon Halliday

Bristol University

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