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The Economics of AI (Coursera)

The course introduces you to cutting-edge research in the economics of AI and the implications for economic growth and labor markets. We start by analyzing the nature of intelligence and information theory. Then we connect our analysis to modeling production and technological change in economics, and how these processes [...]

Introduction to Economics: Macroeconomics (edX)

Learn how a national economy works, including the determination of equilibrium levels of national income and prices. In this economics course, you will learn some of the major concepts of macroeconomics, such as gross domestic product, price level, inflation, unemployment, economic growth and the balance of [...]

China’s Economic Transformation Part 1: Economic Reform and Growth in China (Coursera)

In 1978, after nearly 30 years of socialist planning under Mao Zedong, China was one of the world’s poorest countries, saddled with an inefficient, inward-looking economy. Today, China is an upper-middle income country and the world’s largest trading nation, contributing more to global economic growth than any other nation. [...]

Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part I -The Role of the State (Coursera)

If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change [...]

Model Thinking (Coursera)

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 [...]

Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part II - Maximize Social Wellbeing (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part II - Maximize Social Wellbeing (Coursera)
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If you really care about the big questions in the economies and societies of the 21st century, such as distributive justice - namely, inequality of income or wealth, and its correlation with economic growth - this course is meant for you. The knowledge you will gain can truly change [...]

Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (edX)

Learn how to develop an efficient, inclusive and stable financial sector that is essential for a thriving economy. This course was developed by the IMF in collaboration with the European Investment Bank. Higher rates of financial inclusion and financial market development mean more prosperous societies. But how to make [...]

Macroeconomic Forecasting (edX)

Learn how to create and assess forecasting models to predict macroeconomic variables such as inflation and economic growth. In this macroeconomics course, you will learn to predict macroeconomic variables such as inflation, growth or consumption, and to create statistical models in economics and use them to predict responses to [...]

Macroeconomics Performance Indicators (edX)

The macroeconomy affects business conditions and broader social outcomes. Learn about key performance indicators of macroeconomics such as GDP, unemployment and inflation. This course consists of two types of materials. The first type of materials concerns with how to measure the performance of the economy as a whole. The [...]

SDG: Moving Towards Sustainable Work (edX)

Decent work is thecritical engine of sustainable development. This course explores the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and mechanisms for developing decent and sustainable work. The United Nations' Sustainable Development 2030 Agenda gives us the opportunity to change and improve the lives of millions of people. These widespread efforts [...]