Fundamentals of economics

This course covers key fundamental topics in economics, which drives the world of business and affects people and nations around the globe. In just ten days, you’ll learn the basics of supply and demand, setting prices in business, Gross Domestic Product, government fiscal and monetary policy, inflation, and much more. After completion of the course, you will be equipped with enough knowledge to discuss a variety of economic issues in any setting, whether work-related or personal.

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   Teacher: Dr. Michael McDonald


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Course plan

Lesson 1. What Are Supply and Demand?
Lesson 2. Pricing in Capitalist Economies
Lesson 3. Marginal Pricing and the Firm
Lesson 4. Price Elasticity
Lesson 5. The Benefits of Trade
Lesson 6. Gross Domestic Product
Lesson 7. Measuring Unemployment
Lesson 8. The Central Bank and Interest Rates
Lesson 9. Fiscal Policy and Taxes
Lesson 10. Inflation and Its Influence on the Economy
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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