This economics lecture will give you a good understanding of the fundamental elements of economics to assist in deeper learning of the subject as a whole. In this lecture, prepared by a qualified lecturer from a UK university, you will learn about the core elements that underpin the economic systems, such as GDP, taxation, trade and much more. You will be lectured in both macro and micro economics during our economics lectures, as well as a brief explanation of econometric methods.
Economics is an ever-present element of all our lives and has real and tangible effects on everything we see each day. From jobs, to potholes, through to the prices at tills; economics has wide effects. Throughout the modules, you will see the core theories and how they are applied in practical contexts, which will help you to develop a working knowledge of the economic fundamentals that are taught within university courses. If you miss any of your economics lectures or simply wish to develop your knowledge in different aspects of economics, this free online lecture series will be a valuable learning tool for you to use.
- 1. Macroeconomics Lecture
Introduction: Macroeconomics is the study of the top level of the economy, be that of a single country or a wider economic area through trade, and so forth. It allows us to understand the factors that govern the functioning of an economy, and the mechanisms that are involved.
- 2. Microeconomics Lecture
Introduction: Microeconomics is the counterpart to macroeconomics and concerns the smaller scale functions of an economic system. It is crucial to understand the practical day-to-day impacts of the wider changes and influences that are present in macroeconomics.
- 3. Economic Methods Lecture
Introduction: This module will give a brief, practical guide to the core methods of econometric analysis. This is a complicated topic that requires refined skills and a great understanding in order to be done correctly.