14.282 Organizational Economics (MIT)
This course in organizational economics prepares doctoral students for further study in the field. The course introduces the classic papers and some recent research. The material is organized into the following modules: boundaries of the firm, employment in organizations, decision-making in organizations, and structures and processes in organizations. Each class session covers a few leading papers. This course was joint-taught between faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harv
Author(s): Baker, George,Gibbons, Robert

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14.772 Development Economics: Macroeconomics (MIT)
This course emphasizes dynamic models of growth and development. Topics covered include: migration, modernization, and technological change; static and dynamic models of political economy; the dynamics of income distribution and institutional change; firm structure in developing countries; development, transparency, and functioning of financial markets; privatization; and, banks and credit market institutions in emerging markets. This course contributes to the fulfillment of requirements for the
Author(s): Kremer, Michael,Townsend, Robert M.

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11.220 Quantitative Reasoning & Statistical Methods for Planners I (MIT)
This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. Elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, estimation, comparison, and explanation are covered. Emphasis is on the use and limitations of analytical techniques in planning practice.
Author(s): Glenn, Ezra Haber

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14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy (MIT)
This course is an introduction to labor economics with an emphasis on applied microeconomic theory and empirical analysis. We are especially interested in the link between research and public policy. Topics to be covered include: labor supply and demand, taxes and transfers, minimum wages, immigration, human capital, education production, inequality, discrimination, unions and strikes, and unemployment.
Author(s): Angrist, Joshua

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Basic concepts of economics: Foundation of Survival
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It's noted that many of the world's problems have an economic component. A very short video done professionally.

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Basic concepts of economics: Other Aggregates
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Accounting at the London School of Economics: Opportunity Lost?
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