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Advanced Macroeconomics I, Fall 2012
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This course is an advanced course in macroeconomics that seeks to bring students to the research frontier. The course is divided into two sections. The first half is taught by Prof. Iv‡n Werning and covers topics such as how to formulate and solve optimal problems. Students will study fiscal and monetary policy, among other issues. The second half, taught by Prof. George-Marios Angeletos, covers recent work on multiple equilibria, global games, and informational fictions.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
George-Marios Angeletos
Ivˆn Werning
Date Added:
01/01/2012
American Consumer Culture, Fall 2007
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This class examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the ‰ŰĎgood life‰Ű through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. We will explore how such things as department stores, nationally advertised brand-name goods, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society, and politics. The course is organized both thematically and chronologically. Each period deals with a new development in the history of consumer culture. Throughout we explore both celebrations and critiques of mass consumption and abundance.

Subject:
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Fine Arts
Economics
U.S. History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Jacobs, Meg
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Analyzing and Accounting for Regional Economic Growth, Spring 2009
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" This course focuses on alternative ways in which the issues of growth, restructuring, innovation, knowledge, learning, and accounting and measurements can be examined, covering both industrialized and emerging countries. We give special emphasis to recent transformations in regional economies throughout the world and to the implications these changes have for the theories and research methods used in spatial economic analyses. Readings will relate mainly to the United States, but we cover pertinent material on foreign countries in lectures."

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Polenske, Karen R.
Date Added:
01/01/2009
Applied Macro- and International Economics, Spring 2011
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Applied Macro- and International Economics uses case studies to investigate the macroeconomic environment in which firms operate. The first half of the course develops the basic tools of macroeconomic management: monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policy. The class discusses recent emerging market and financial crises by examining their causes and considering how best to address them and prevent them from recurring in the future. The second half evaluates different strategies of economic development. Topics covered in the second half of this course include growth, the role of debt and foreign aid, and the reliance on natural resources.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Cavallo, Alberto
Rigobon, Roberto
Date Added:
01/01/2009
Banking, Money, Finance: Analysis of the Federal Reserve Balance Sheet as of February 2007
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This lesson provides an analysis of the federal reserve balance sheet as of February 2007. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 21 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Federal Funds Rate
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This lesson discusses how open market operations effect the rate at which banks lend to each other overnight. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 14 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Federal Funds Rate and the Money Supply
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This lesson presents more information on the mechanics of the Federal Funds rate and how it increases the money supply. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 15 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Getting Off the Gold Standard
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This lesson talks about the gold standard and is a short discussion on the meaning of wealth. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 17 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: How Banks Can Give Out Loans Without Giving Out Gold
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This lesson tells how banks can give out loans without ever giving out gold. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 7 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: How "Money" is Created in a Fractional Reserve Banking System.
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This lesson talks about how money is created in a fractional reserve banking system. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 4 of 24]

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Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: How Reserve Requirements Limit How Much Lending a Bank Can Do
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This lesson explains reserve requirements and how they limit how much lending a bank can do. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 8 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Introduction to Bank Notes
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This lesson introduces bank notes and how you are more familiar with them than you realize. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 5 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Introduction to Government Debt and Treasuries
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This lesson discusses government debt and treasuries. It explains what it means that Federal Reserve Notes are issued by the Reserve Bank but are not an obligation on the government. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 12 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Introduction to the Bank Income Statement
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This lesson is an introduction to the income statement of a bank, and to income statements, in general. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 2 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: More on How Bank Notes and Checks Can Be Used
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This lesson idiscusses how bank notes and checks can be used. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 6 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Pros and Cons of Various Banking Systems
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This lesson talks about the pros and cons of various banking systems and talks more about using gold as a standard. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 18 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Seeing How Reserve Ratios Limit How Much Lending I Can Do
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This lesson explains how reserve ratios limit how much lending an individual can do. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 9 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: The Discount Rate and Window.
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This lesson discusses the discount rate and window and the concept of lender of last resort. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 19 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018