Explore the economic outlook for the next generation and how to improve it.
The next generation faces uncertain economic prospects. This online course explains why.
You’ll get an introduction to the global economy, how it experiences spikes and dips in economic growth and how this affects prosperity worldwide.
We will look at reasons to be optimistic and reasons to be pessimistic. We will discuss to what extent the next generation can expect to be better or worse off than the current generation.
You’ll get to share your views on what’s more likely and hear how prominent economists and other scholars can have different views on this question.
This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in economics. It will be of particular interest to those who are concerned about the future of the global economy, and what we can do to improve it for the next generation.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.