Topic: Economics

Lecture 18 – Monetary Policy

Lecture 18 – Monetary Policy

To begin the lecture, Professor Shiller explores the origins of central banking, from the goldsmith bankers in the United Kingdom to the founding of the Bank of England in 1694, which was a private institution that created stability in the U.K. financial system by...

Super Freakonomics, Illustrated

SuperFreakonomics was an instant New York Times bestseller that caused a media uproar, continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking, worldwide sensation Freakonomics. With the Illustrated Edition, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner bring alive...

Lecture 25: Fiscal Policy

This lecture provides an introduction to the fiscal policy. it covers government spending and revenues such as taxation. This is the last lecture in this...

Lecture 22: Business Cycles – Part 2

This lecture continues with the topic of business cycles. It covers how to tame the business cycle, cyclicality, such as pro cyclical, countercyclical, and introduces the modern business cycle...

Lecture 21: Business Cycles – Part 1

This lecture provides an introduction to the business cycles. It covers the basic terminology, business fluctuations vs. business cycles, fundamental problems in a business cycle, phases or stages in a business cycle (boom, peak, bust), and characteristics of business...

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