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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Pluralist Economics

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 30 min)
3 videos
Economics as a Science12m
What is Meant by Utility Maximisation?7m
1 practice exercise
Test Your Knowledge about Economics30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Micro Economics: Individuals, Households and Consumers

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 92 min)
11 videos
Social and Institutional Economics of Individuals and Households8m
Neoclassical Economics of Individuals and Households7m
Three Theories of Consumption11m
Neoclassical Theory of Consumption12m
How Does Household Bargaining Work in Institutional Economics?10m
How to Calculate the Price Elasticity of Demand?3m
How to Calculate Utility Maximization?5m
How to Derive the Individual Demand Function?7m
What about the Organization of Communities?5m
What about Gender?8m
2 practice exercises
Test Your Knowledge about Individuals, Households and Consumers30m
Graded MC Quiz about Week 1 & 220m
Week
3

Week 3

12 hours to complete

Micro Economics: Firms and Markets

12 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 105 min)
13 videos
Post Keynesian Theory of the Firm10m
Neoclassical Theory of the Firm7m
Types of Markets5m
Market Failures6m
How to Calculate the Profit Rate?4m
How to Calculate the Growth of the Firm in Post Keynesian Economics?10m
What is the Profit Rate in Post Keynesian Economics?4m
How many Workers should a Firm hire to Maximize Profit?10m
How to Calculate Profit in Neoclassical Economics?10m
What are the Key Differences between Types of Markets?11m
What about the Organization of the Market?5m
What about Markets, Consumption and Production?8m
1 practice exercise
Test Your Knowledge about Firms and Markets30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Micro Economics: The state

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min)
5 videos
Public Goods and Commons8m
How Can we Find the Optimal Tax Rate?7m
What about the Organization of the State?7m
What about Water and Sanitation?6m
2 practice exercises
Test Your Knowledge about the State30m
Graded MC Quiz about week 3 & 41h 30m

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