Course begins September 23rd
This is a free, tenweek, notforcredit online course offered by Hillsdale College. With introductory and concluding lectures by Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn, the eight lectures at its coreby Gary Wolfram, the William E. Simon Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Hillsdale Collegewill focus on the foundational principles of the free market. Topics will include the relationship of supply and demand, the “information problem” behind the failure of central planning, the rise of macroeconomics under the influence of John Maynard Keynes, and the 2008 financial crisis.
Lectures will be released weekly and archived to view ondemand, and the lecturers will participate in weekly Q&A sessions on the lecture topics. Registered participants will also have access to readings and quizzes, a study guide, and discussion boards.
Lectures:

Free Market Economics and the American Founding
Larry P. Arnn
Available September 23

How Markets Work
Gary Wolfram
Available September 30

Understanding Demand
Gary Wolfram
Available October 7

Supply and Equilibrium
Gary Wolfram
Available October 14

The Role of Profit
Gary Wolfram
Available October 21

Incentive and the “Information Problem”
Gary Wolfram
Available October 28

Keynesianism and Macroeconomics
Gary Wolfram
Available November 4

Monetary Theory
Gary Wolfram
Available November 11

Case Study: The Great Recession
Gary Wolfram
Available November 18

Restoring Economic Liberty
Larry P. Arnn
Available November 25
https://online.hillsdale.edu/econ101
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