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Welcome To Economics! The Scope And Method Of Economics, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Welcome To Economics! The Scope And Method Of Economics, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture covers concepts, definitions and methods of Economics and discusses how theories and models are used.


Choice In A World Of Scarcity, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Choice In A World Of Scarcity, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture introduces the concepts of scarcity, choice and opportunity costs. It also discusses economics systems and the role of government.


Unemployment, Inflation, And Long-Run Growth, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Unemployment, Inflation, And Long-Run Growth, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture covers unemployment, inflation and long-run growth.


Demand, Supply, And Market Equilibrium, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Demand, Supply, And Market Equilibrium, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture discusses the role of firms and households in the market as well as the circular flow. Market equilibrium, supply, demand and the concept of efficiency are also covered.


The Balance Of Payments, Exchange Rates And Aggregate Expenditure, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Balance Of Payments, Exchange Rates And Aggregate Expenditure, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture examines the effects of the economy’s openness on macroeconomic policy. The three main topics covered in this lecture are: the effect of exports and imports on the Gross Domestic Product; the workings of a foreign exchange market; and the effects of exchange rates on the economy.


The Macroeconomic Perspective Ii: The Gdp Concept, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Macroeconomic Perspective Ii: The Gdp Concept, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture presents concepts related to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and its calculation. It examines nominal versus real GDP.


The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory I, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory I, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture discusses the AD/AS Model, the Keynesian and neoclassical macroeconomic theories, their differences and perspectives.


The Government And Fiscal Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Government And Fiscal Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture discusses the role of fiscal policy: government spending and taxation in the economy. It examines the United States government budget.


Money, The Federal Reserve And The Monetary Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Money, The Federal Reserve And The Monetary Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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The Macroeconomic Perspective I: Introduction To Macroeconomics, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Macroeconomic Perspective I: Introduction To Macroeconomics, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture evaluates concepts of macroeconomics and distinguishes it from microeconomics. It examines the role of government as well as providing a brief history of macroeconomics.


The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory Ii, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory Ii, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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