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About the Course

In this course, you will learn all of the major principles of macroeconomics normally taught in a quarter or semester course to college undergraduates or MBA students. Perhaps more importantly, you will also learn how to apply these principles to a wide variety of situations in both your personal and professional lives. In this way, the Power of Macroeconomics will help you prosper in an increasingly competitive and globalized environment. This course is also available in Portuguese. To join the fully translated Portuguese version, visit this page:

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Jun 12, 2020

Very informative course to get a basic understanding of the pivotal and indispensable concepts of Macroeconomics and to embark on a life-long journey of studying the tenets of this beautiful science.

May 9, 2020

The course helps you to have an insight about a lot of concpets in a really less amount of time. Moreover, most of the concepts are being explained with real life examples in a very well planned way

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By Chloe L

Sep 19, 2017

Would have liked some applicable projects -- otherwise, fun class. The material was well taught and simple to understand.

By Jia H F

Jan 3, 2017

More explanations using graphs would be helpful in better understanding how to use graphs to represent economic phenomena

By Anurag A D

May 14, 2017

An excellent course for someone who has no background of macro-economics. The self-paced nature was quite amazing.

By Harshit

Mar 7, 2016

The course content is really good. However, in the last module, some sentence restructuring would be appreciated.

By Zhang Q

Nov 21, 2015

Good guide of Macroeconomics, but there are some sensitive contents for learners of China in the last few weeks.

By Urbana R R

Dec 1, 2020

The course was extremely informative, but the video and audio were more mechanical than I am comfortable with.

By Shivam S

Apr 1, 2017

Concepts are explained in clear and efficient manner. However more emphasis should be laid on problem solving.

By Peter G

Sep 9, 2015

It's very useful and interesting, but sometimes not very obvious statements are being discussed very briefly.

By Nilanjana B

Aug 25, 2017

Very good introduction into the history of macroeconomic theory. Would have loved to go a bit slower though!

By Lorenzo R

Jan 18, 2016

Nice Course.

However, it will better to have the slides. It is hard to review a specific concept with videos.

By patrick b

Sep 22, 2015

very interesting courses, but there is written material that you can go when you want to refresh concepts.

By Siddhartha

May 2, 2016

This course is very well structured and provides an overall glimpse of the vast field of Macro Economics.

By Ignacio M

Aug 31, 2020

There should be a discussion forum to ask doubts. However, It´s a great course I really enjoy doing

By Sagarika M

Oct 27, 2017

sometimes the graphs were very unclear ad I couldn't get a access to the study material and graphs

By Ernesto A G

Feb 15, 2017

I like the way this course was structured and the clear presentation from Professor Navarro.

By Jonathan R

Feb 11, 2017

For someone who has no background on macroeconomics, this course taught me a great deal.

By Purvee K

May 17, 2016

Good introduction to the world of Macroeconomics with rundown on real world principles.


May 31, 2020

no. of weeks must be printed on the certificate rest of all is perfect and usfull too


Oct 2, 2015

Offers immense knowledge about the macroeconomics and its impact on the real world.

By Kevin M

Jan 22, 2021

Great Course! Lot learned even though it is just virtual - Highly recommend it.

By johann r

Jan 6, 2016

Excellent overview! it's nice to find out how the things are tied together...

By Victor C

Apr 3, 2020

I consider it a small course, because you can make one or two lessons by day

By Remi W B

Mar 31, 2017

Great course, shows a clear overview of the world economy and how it works.

By Yoshi F T

Mar 7, 2019

It has been possible to learn a basic framework of Macroeconomics.

By Andrea S

May 10, 2016

Engaging presentation; maybe slides resolution could be improved