MRUniversity: Development Economics (Audio)
Summary: Why are some countries rich and others poor? This is a fundamental question of economics that has life and death implications for those involved. Taught by prominent economists Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok of Marginal Revolution and George Mason University, this course will cover the theory and empirics and history for the economic growth of developing nations. The course is divided up into "bite-size" chunks (average 5 minutes) that you can listen to at your leisure. Ask questions, chat with the professors and earn a certificate at http://mruniversity.com.
The Tragedy of the Commons
A Deeper Look at Public Goods
Public Goods and Asteroid Defense
Do Unions Raise Wages?
The Tradeoff Between Fun and Wages
Human Capital and Signaling
The Marginal Product of Labor
The Social Welfare of Price Discrimination
Introduction to Price Discrimination
The Costs and Benefits of Monopoly
The Monopoly Markup