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Sobre o curso

We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate to produce novel, unexpected phenomena. We see political uprisings, market crashes, and a never ending array of social trends. How do we make sense of it? Models. Evidence shows that people who think with models consistently outperform those who don't. And, moreover people who think with lots of models outperform people who use only one. Why do models make us better thinkers? Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures. In this class, I present a starter kit of models: I start with models of tipping points. I move on to cover models explain the wisdom of crowds, models that show why some countries are rich and some are poor, and models that help unpack the strategic decisions of firm and politicians. The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology. Mastering this material will give you a huge leg up in advanced courses. They also help you in life. Here's how the course will work. For each model, I present a short, easily digestible overview lecture. Then, I'll dig deeper. I'll go into the technical details of the model. Those technical lectures won't require calculus but be prepared for some algebra. For all the lectures, I'll offer some questions and we'll have quizzes and even a final exam. If you decide to do the deep dive, and take all the quizzes and the exam, you'll receive a Course Certificate. If you just decide to follow along for the introductory lectures to gain some exposure that's fine too. It's all free. And it's all here to help make you a better thinker!...

Melhores avaliações

GK
24 de Fev de 2017

Great content and lectures, that possibly provides new dimensions to look/explain the situation in context, I guess I will comeback for references to continue with this journey in to 'Model Thinking'

AA
23 de Nov de 2020

very informative and insightful on how to use the various models at our disposal to take optimal decision. Also, was nostalgic to go back in time where these models were part of my university degree.

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por Danilo M F

3 de Jun de 2017

Excellent professor, meaningful insights and great course! Extremely recommended!

por Gareth H

8 de Out de 2020

Excellent course material, engaging course lecturer and lots of further reading

por Brad P

15 de Out de 2018

Great course! I love it so much. thanks for all the hard work done by the team.

por Sergey L

19 de Jul de 2020

It's an amazing course that explains different ways to understand the world.

por Oscar J D R

23 de Jan de 2016

It offers excellent tools so as to understand networks, totally recommended.

por Zhanwen.Han

29 de Ago de 2016

very good for beginner. if speaking speed can slow a little, will be nicer!

por Jaloliddin R

15 de Out de 2020

Great course! I learn a lot of new theories and ways of interpreting data.

por Wade A

6 de Mar de 2020

Fascinating course. Worth every penny paid and every minute devoted to it.

por 米建

5 de Fev de 2016

this is a excellent course that helps you inproving your thinking quality.

por miguel b

12 de Jul de 2017

I really love how this course covers this interesting and useful subject.

por Eduardo A S J

14 de Nov de 2015

Great course. Useful for a broad range of subjects. Helpful even in life.

por Oliver R S

17 de Ago de 2016

love it great general start, gentle introduction in all the right ways

por Kadir Ö

25 de Out de 2015

This course is exellent for whom want to be a leader in their country.

por Xiaoqing C

14 de Mar de 2020

Very interesting and really helped me to understand the world better.

por Rajvardhan D

9 de Nov de 2017

Great material and clear explanations with a lot of relevant examples

por John L

11 de Dez de 2016

This course really informs us a great idea ----- the value of a model

por Christian G H

22 de Fev de 2019

Extraordinary. I was a pretty good thinker but now I am way better.

por Deleted A

11 de Fev de 2019

This is the course that I recall many times in my work and studies

por Juan P S

12 de Jan de 2016

It's not just for good citizens, it's also for good politicians !

por Jiajia X

22 de Mai de 2017

i love it

it's confertabel,ican't say any word to discrable.....

por Nabiha S

8 de Abr de 2016

Very useful in getting to know or getting started in modelling.

por Tibet

23 de Abr de 2020

Very explanatory entrance level of modeling. Great instructor!

por Hengeveld

25 de Jun de 2017

very good course i will recommend it to all the people i coach

por fiona c

6 de Jul de 2016

Clear concise and very interesting. I can't believe it's free

por Karthikeyan S

28 de Mar de 2016

Excellent course. Great professor. Really enjoying the course