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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

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1 video (Total 3 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 lecturas
Syllabus30m
About the Discussion Forums15m
Updating Your Profile15m
Social Media15m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Orientation Quiz10m
3 horas para completar

Introduction and Basic Principles

Welcome to your first week in Microeconomics Principles! As you will quickly see, the things you learn in this class will probably help you see the world in a different way. Economics is not just about money, as you may have incorrectly assumed. On the contrary, as you will learn in this lesson, economics is about how society distributes scarce resources. And, since almost anything in the world is a scarce resource, from fossil fuels to nice guys, we can apply the rules of economics to pretty much anything.

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6 videos (Total 52 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
2.1. What is Economics?9m
2.2. Opportunity Costs6m
2.3. Net Marginal Benefit Principle8m
2.4. The Invisible Hand Principle9m
2.5. Trade13m
1 lectura
Week 1 Overview15m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1 Quiz30m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

Supply and Demand

Welcome to your second week in Microeconomics Principles! This module we will cover the hallmark framework of the field: the supply and demand model. I am sure that if you knew any economics words before enrolling in this course those two words were supply and demand. This module you will finally learn what all the fuss is about.

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17 videos (Total 122 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
17 videos
1.2. The Market for Romantic Relationships7m
2.1. The Determinants of Demand4m
2.2. The Demand Function, Schedule, and Curve7m
2.3. Introducing Comparative Statistics: Changes in the Price4m
2.4. A Change in Demand, Part 113m
2.5. A Change in Demand, Part 210m
3.1. The Determinants of Supply4m
3.2. The Supply Equation, Schedule, and Curve7m
3.3. Price of an Input Changes5m
3.4. A Change in Technology4m
4.1. Supply Surplus, Supply Shortage, and Equilibrium Price12m
5.1. Changes in Demand: Price of Related Goods10m
5.2. Changes in Demand: Consumer Preferences4m
5.3. A Change in Supply7m
5.4. Simultaneous Change in Supply and Demand6m
6.1. Demand and Supply Conclusion8m
1 lectura
Week 2 Overview15m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 2 Quiz30m
Semana
3
3 horas para completar

Market Efficiency and Government Policies

Welcome to Week 3! Last module we introduced the supply and demand model to explain how free markets work. One of the main concepts we learned about free markets was that they tend to gravitate toward an “equilibrium” price and quantity. This module we will use the same conceptual model to answer one important question: Are free markets the best way to distribute society’s resources?

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10 videos (Total 67 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
2.1. What is Consumer Surplus?8m
2.2. Consumer Surplus and the Demand Curve3m
3.1. What is Producer Surplus?3m
3.2. Producer Surplus and the Supply Curve3m
4.1. Total Surplus: The Graphical Argument for Free Markets9m
5.1. Price Ceilings8m
5.2. Price Floors11m
6.1. Could We Reduce the Shortage of Human Organs?7m
6.2. Application: Playoff Tickets and Scalping Laws3m
1 lectura
Week 3 Overview15m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 3 Quiz30m
Semana
4
3 horas para completar

Elasticities

Welcome to the fourth week! This module we will cover one of my favorite economics concepts: elasticity. It is one of my favorites because of how useful it is to analyze policy implications, as well as its usefulness for business managers. This will be obvious to you when you read one of the discussion topics for this module: Should we legalize marijuana?

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14 videos (Total 89 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
14 videos
2.1. Definition and Classifying Price Elasticities of Demand10m
2.2. Price Elasticity of Demand and Revenue4m
2.3. Determinants of Price Elasticity of Demand10m
2.4. Price Elasticities of Demand and the Linear Demand Curve5m
3.1. Income Elasticity of Demand5m
3.2. Cross-Price Elasticity of Demand8m
4.1. Definition of Price Elasticity of Supply2m
4.2. Determinants of Price Elasticity of Supply2m
5.1. Introduction to Per-Unit Taxes4m
5.2. The Distributional Effects of Tax13m
5.3. Taxes and Surplus4m
6.1. Should Black Dog Increase the Price of Their Sandwiches?2m
6.2. Other Applications of Price Elasticity8m
1 lectura
Week 4 Overview15m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 4 Quiz30m
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Principales revisiones sobre Microeconomics Principles

por VAMar 14th 2019

It's a very well made course. Special thanks to Dr Jose for conveying the fundamentals of Microeconomics in such a lucid and simple way which helps in developing a solid intuition for the subject. :)

por FKJul 16th 2017

Great way to explain economics, especially for students with english as a second language. Thanks for dividing the videos into smaller parts making me able to plan my schedule in great flexibility.

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Dr. José J. Vázquez-Cognet

Clinical Professor
Department of Economics

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