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Approx. 15 hours to complete
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

Welcome

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Check Your Economics Knowledge (Ungraded)30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

An Introduction to Microeconomics

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
The Production Possibility Frontier and Opportunity Costs 6m
The Fundamental Concepts of Microeconomics and Course Overview 5m
Other Reasons for Government Regulation3m
An Overview of Land, Labor, and Capital Markets; Externalities and Public Goods 2m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
An Introduction to Microeconomics30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Supply, Demand and Equilibrium

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded; The Market Demand and Supply Curves; Supply Curve Shift Factors 5m
Equilibrium; Price Effects of Supply and Demand Curve Shifts; Price Controls and Floors 5m
The Market Allocates Goods & Resources- What, For Whom, and How; Some Cool Examples 10m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Supply, Demand and Equilibrium30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Demand and Consumer Behavior

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Consumer Optimization and the Equimarginal Principle; Income and Substitution Effects 7m
Demand Price Elasticity and its Determinants11m
Price Elasticity and Total Revenue8m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Demand and Consumer Behavior30m

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