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Voltar para Microeconomics: The Power of Markets

Comentários e feedback de alunos de Microeconomics: The Power of Markets da instituição Universidade da Pensilvânia

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Sobre o curso

We make economics decisions every day: what to buy, whether to work or play, what to study. We respond to markets all the time: prices influence our decisions, markets signal where to put effort, they direct firms to produce certain goods over others. Economics is all around us. This course is an introduction to the microeconomic theory of markets: why we have them, how they work, what they accomplish. We will start with the concept of scarcity and how specialization according to comparative advantage helps us achieve more than we could alone. Next we model a marked using the tools of Supply and Demand and learn what well working markets accomplish and what their limit are. We end by exploring the impact of government intervention on perfect markets. Examples are taken from everyday life, from goods and services that we all purchase and use. We will apply the theory to current events and policy debates through weekly exercises. These will empower you to be an educated, critical thinker who can understand, analyze and evaluate market outcomes....

Melhores avaliações


21 de jan de 2021

It’s been my 4th and favorite course on coursera one so far! Very short interesting videos with great explanation and great visual demonstration by having a transperent board in front of the teacher!


24 de mai de 2021

A very good introduction to microeconomics course, the professor was great. She explained all the concepts with ease. I would urge everyone who wants to get started with economics to try this course.

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por DengWangxinyi

5 de jun de 2017

You can learn a lot of useful and fantastic knowledge in this course and I am glad that I chose this course.


21 de jan de 2022

​Enjoyed every segment taught.

Looking forward for more Economics courses by Professor Rebecca Stein :)

por Cem C

6 de fev de 2019

This is an excellent course for MBA and Business learners. Thanks to Rebecca Stein for her excellent work.

por Valentyna F

17 de nov de 2017

Great course! Professor Stein explains everything clearly and with a lot of examples. Highly recommended.

por Keshav G

1 de mai de 2020

professor rebecca stein way of teaching is amazing and i will look forward to take her further courses

por Tony P

23 de mar de 2016

Amazing course . The professor knows the right way to teach to all, also non - english speakears.

por Muhammad A M

16 de mai de 2020

This course was great! I learned a lot and it helped me think differently. Would highly recommend.

por Shamal D

4 de fev de 2017

Concepts are very nicely explained. The examples/numericals used for explanation are really good.

por Deleted A

17 de jan de 2017

A really interesting course which sets a strong foundation in Economics. Enjoyed it thoroughly.

por Grace L

22 de ago de 2021

The course if organized in a very logic way and is very informative! The professor is so nice!

por Мадемиханова А Д

15 de ago de 2021

v​ery useful and interesting course, that helped me to understand the basics of microeconomics

por Saif U K

22 de mar de 2018

I got a lot of knowledge from this specific course about "Microeconomics: Power of Markets".

por Peng S

5 de mai de 2016

the teacher is very nice! She explain the market clearly, and the quizzes are really helpful.

por 姜艳龙

12 de mai de 2022

The professor explained the course so carefully. Look forward to professor's other courses.

por aidan h

18 de ago de 2021

very great in depth descriptions and easy to follow, but also some challenging questions

por Mary Y

8 de nov de 2019

Very clear instructions in the video. Will use materials for future microecon studies :)

por Roshan T

27 de set de 2021

SImplistic way of visualizing the problems at hand and provides ample examples as well.

por Madeline C

31 de mai de 2020

Clear, interesting, and the final exam pushes you to retain information. Great class!


4 de out de 2017


por Abiven J C

20 de ago de 2018

Très intéressant, a chaque fois ce sont de petites vidéos de 8 minutes maximum.

por Thai T

8 de mar de 2016

Really useful and practical. The teaching method is quite easily understanding.

por Rommel O

10 de abr de 2022

Great course, I cannot ask for more about Economics concepts. I learned a lot.

por omkar c

15 de jan de 2021

Very nice course.. learned a lot from mam. looking forward for the next course

por Mason A G

12 de jun de 2020

This is great and the lecturer is amazing, make sure to listen and make notes.

por Ralph R F

20 de mai de 2019

Prof. Steins' short and concise videos is perfect for the busy professional.