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This opening module of the Power of Markets course covers the basic assumptions about market participants made by economists, the concept of opportunity cost, and the key determinants of supply and demand. We will then learn how to use the supply-demand framework to explain and predict market outcomes and to show how government policies affect those market outcomes. We will look at how quantity demanded and supplied respond to their key determinants in quantitative (elasticity) as well as qualitative terms. The last two weeks of the first module will investigate consumer behavior more closely and show how consumer choices are driven by the interplay of preferences and budget constraints. We will employ the consumer choice framework to examine investor choice as well as policies such as ObamaCare and school choice. Finally, we will also address the concept of how to distribute a given amount of goods across a society’s consumers in the most efficient manner....
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完成时间为 2 小时

Week 1 - Supply and Demand

Basic Assumptions About Market Participants and the Concept of Opportunity Cost. The Determinants of Demand and Supply....
Reading
9 个视频(共 71 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video9 个视频
Some Preliminaries About Microeconomics 9分钟
Basic Assumptions About Market Participants2分钟
Opportunity Cost 10分钟
Sunk Costs/Benefits 10分钟
Production Possibility Frontier (PPF) 8分钟
The Determinants of Demand 13分钟
The Determinants of Supply 7分钟
Market Equilibrium 3分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Syllabus10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 1 Quiz40分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

Week 2 - Supply and Demand

Using the Supply-Demand Framework to Predict and Explain Market Outcomes as well as to Show the Impacts of Government Intervention. Some Key Elasticities of Demand and Supply....
Reading
8 个视频(共 86 分钟), 1 个测验
Video8 个视频
Predicting and Explaining Market Outcomes 11分钟
Government Intervention in Markets: Price Ceilings 15分钟
Price Elasticity of Demand and it's Relationship to Total Expenditure15分钟
Calculating and Applying Price Elasticity of Demand9分钟
Determinants of Elasticity of Demand5分钟
Three Other Elasticities 5分钟
Sharpening your Understanding of Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply 10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 2 Quiz40分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

Week 3 - Consumer Choice

Explaining Consumer Choice Through Analyzing Consumer Preferences and Budget Constraints....
Reading
9 个视频(共 74 分钟), 1 个测验
Video9 个视频
Consumer Preferences 9分钟
Sharpening Your Understanding of Indifference Curves 6分钟
The Budget Constraint10分钟
The Consumer’s Optimal Choice 14分钟
Changes in Income and Consumption Choices6分钟
Accounting for Altruism 5分钟
Price Changes and Consumption Choices 8分钟
From Individual to Market Demand 3分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 3 Quiz40分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

Week 4 - Consumer Choice and the Benefits of Exchange

Using Consumer Choice Theory to Analyze Investor Choice as well as Policies Such as ObamaCare and School Choice. Promoting Efficiency in the Distribution of Goods....
Reading
9 个视频(共 67 分钟), 1 个测验
Video9 个视频
The Price-Consumption Curve and Elasticity of Demand 6分钟
Excise Subsidies - Health Care and Consumer Welfare 9分钟
Analyzing ObamaCare I 9分钟
Analyzing ObamaCare II 6分钟
Analyzing School Choice I 6分钟
Analyzing School Choice II 6分钟
Investor Choice 4分钟
Efficiency in the Distribution of Goods 7分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 4 Quiz40分钟
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创建者 AApr 8th 2018

The instructor was very nice. He explained every topic with real world examples which made the course easier to understand and interesting.

创建者 JDJan 27th 2017

This was very help of everything i need to know about managing and dealing with different kinds of real world problems.

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Mark Zupan

Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Simon School of Business

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The University of Rochester is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University provides exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College, School of Arts and Sciences, and Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are complemented by its Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, School of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Nursing, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, and the Memorial Art Gallery....

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