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Understanding Poverty and Inequality (edX)

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Understanding Poverty and Inequality (edX)
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Explore the many facets and faces of poverty and inequality, and discover opportunities for individuals, countries, and a global community to help ensure that no one is left behind. In September 2015, 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and committed themselves [...]
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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 [...]
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Economic Growth and Distributive Justice Part II - Maximize Social Wellbeing (Coursera)

Sep 6th 2021
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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. [...]
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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 [...]
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The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World (Coursera)

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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Concepts in Sustainable Development: An Introduction to the Key Issues (FutureLearn)

Jan 25th 2021
Concepts in Sustainable Development: An Introduction to the Key Issues (FutureLearn)
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Explore some of the key issues in sustainability, tackling the big questions with examples from around the world. Get an introduction to the key issues in sustainability. In this course you will study the conceptual foundations of sustainable development, and discuss the issues around sustainability as a complex [...]
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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 [...]
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