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Microeconomics: The Power of Markets, Université de Pennsylvanie

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À propos de ce cours

We make economics decisions every day: what to buy, whether to work or play, what to study. We respond to markets all the time: prices influence our decisions, markets signal where to put effort, they direct firms to produce certain goods over others. Economics is all around us. This course is an introduction to the microeconomic theory of markets: why we have them, how they work, what they accomplish. We will start with the concept of scarcity and how specialization according to comparative advantage helps us achieve more than we could alone. Next we model a marked using the tools of Supply and Demand and learn what well working markets accomplish and what their limit are. We end by exploring the impact of government intervention on perfect markets. Examples are taken from everyday life, from goods and services that we all purchase and use. We will apply the theory to current events and policy debates through weekly exercises. These will empower you to be an educated, critical thinker who can understand, analyze and evaluate market outcomes....

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par AS

Jan 14, 2017

I really enjoyed the clarity with which the concepts were taught. I loved the examples and I thought they were very helpful and made the concepts so much easier to understand.

par LY

Apr 11, 2016

Thanks for the professional details of this course. And I think the numerical examples provided by Professor Rebecca give me good understanding about the power of markets.

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103 avis

par Mario Previdi

Feb 28, 2019

Very good explanation for fixing fundamental ideas in the matter.

par Kailas Shivaling Kore

Feb 17, 2019

Very productive

par Cem Cap

Feb 06, 2019

This is an excellent course for MBA and Business learners. Thanks to Rebecca Stein for her excellent work.

par kora braga

Jan 19, 2019

Muito bom, a didática é bem entendível !!

par SHANKAR LAL

Dec 16, 2018

i want a free course that certificate can be use for my personal performance like interview and my skills growt

par Lakshay Thakur

Oct 01, 2018

A good course to learn basics of microeconomics

par Alexander D. Pretko

Oct 01, 2018

Very thorough yet approachable

par Jinchen Liu

Sep 11, 2018

还不错 比较基础的内容~

par ARVIND KUMAR SRIVASTAVA

Aug 23, 2018

Excellent course. Imparted great knowledge. Loved the videos-short in length but high on expertise. Wish I could teach like that.

par Abiven Jean Christophe

Aug 20, 2018

Très intéressant, a chaque fois ce sont de petites vidéos de 8 minutes maximum.