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We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate to produce novel, unexpected phenomena. We see political uprisings, market crashes, and a never ending array of social trends. How do we make sense of it? Models. Evidence shows that people who think with models consistently outperform those who don't. And, moreover people who think with lots of models outperform people who use only one. Why do models make us better thinkers? Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures. In this class, I present a starter kit of models: I start with models of tipping points. I move on to cover models explain the wisdom of crowds, models that show why some countries are rich and some are poor, and models that help unpack the strategic decisions of firm and politicians. The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology. Mastering this material will give you a huge leg up in advanced courses. They also help you in life. Here's how the course will work. For each model, I present a short, easily digestible overview lecture. Then, I'll dig deeper. I'll go into the technical details of the model. Those technical lectures won't require calculus but be prepared for some algebra. For all the lectures, I'll offer some questions and we'll have quizzes and even a final exam. If you decide to do the deep dive, and take all the quizzes and the exam, you'll receive a Course Certificate. If you just decide to follow along for the introductory lectures to gain some exposure that's fine too. It's all free. And it's all here to help make you a better thinker!...

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GK

24 févr. 2017

Great content and lectures, that possibly provides new dimensions to look/explain the situation in context, I guess I will comeback for references to continue with this journey in to 'Model Thinking'

YK

6 avr. 2018

The course presents a multitude of models that enable us to analyze human and systems behavior and interactions. By making implicit assumptions explicit we can understand real world processes better.

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par Stefan P

10 mars 2017

Great course!

par Paulo H S

10 juin 2020

great course

par Parthi K S

28 avr. 2018

The best !!!

par Alvaro E

1 août 2017

Simply deep.

par 孙超

1 juin 2017

这个课程太强了,值得学!

par Santiago M

25 août 2016

great people

par PANAGIOTIS D

26 avr. 2022

Exceptional

par hubinchao

16 mai 2018

very useful

par Pedro E S O

19 oct. 2018

Excellent!

par Leila N

25 août 2018

Very nice!

par yinyue171

24 nov. 2016

very nice.

par José M P F

9 août 2016

Muy bueno.

par Nuno S

4 mai 2016

Brilliant!

par IOAN D

30 janv. 2016

Very good.

par Flt L G R

28 juin 2020

THANKS...

par Grace H

5 mai 2020

Excellent

par Mohammad H E

21 mai 2018

Excellent

par Jakub K

9 mai 2017

fantastic

par Tomasz K

30 avr. 2016

excellent

par 박성준

26 oct. 2015

HIS speak

par Milad K

26 juil. 2022

The best

par Carlos G F

16 juil. 2019

Great!!!

par Filipe M P M

24 nov. 2015

Excelent

par Ha T

18 mai 2021

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