Sponsored by the BRASS Education Committee.
- Behavioural Economics in Action
Professor Dilip Soman, Rotman School of Management, university of Toronto. Learn to use principles and methods of behavioural economics to change behaviours, improve welfare and make better products and policy. Oct. 14, 2013.
Note: Archived course.
- Economic Issues, Food & You
Jennifer Clark, University of Florida. This course emphasizes the role of economics regarding its influence on food prices, the environment, and government policies. The primary objective of this course is to explore the basic tool kit of economic concepts that will enable students to critically analyze the choices they face as consumers and world citizens. September 2013.
- Financial Markets
Dr. Robert Shiller, Yale University.An overview of the ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. February 2014.
- Microeconomic Principles
Dr. Jose J. Vazquez-Cognet. university of Illinois. Introduction to the functions of individual decision-makers, both consumers and producers, within the larger economic system. Primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets, the theory of the firm under varying conditions of competition and monopoly, and the role of government in promoting efficiency in the economy. Jan 20, 2014.