Economics Schools of Thought
Learn the different economics schools of thought so that we can make better predictions about the future.
Economics Schools of Thought – Course Description
Economics Schools of Thought is an interactive class to help you achieve success by helping you learn the different economics schools of thought so you can better predict the future, which will help you thrive.
Updated Sept. 2023.
This interactive class offers you the opportunity to see how you can improve your understanding of the various economics schools of thought.
Economics Schools of Thought – Learning Objectives
- An understanding of the Evolution of Economic Thought from the 1700s
- An Understanding of Classical Economics in the 18th Century
- An Understanding of Neoclassical Economics in the 19th Century
- An understanding of Karl Marx’s Critique of Classical Economics
- An Understanding of Keynesian Economics in the 20th Century
- An Understanding of Austrian Economics
- An Understanding of Behavioral Economics of the 21st Century
Question: How do we improve our lives?
Answer: An improved life comes from being better able to predict the future, than your competitors. And understanding the evolution of Economic Schools of Thought will help us predict the best actions going forward.
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Validate the following:
Question: How do we improve our lives?
Answer 1: Understanding economics will improve our lives because we can make economic predictions better than our competitors.
Answer 2: Understanding the history of the economics schools of thought will help us predict the economic future better than our competitors.
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