Economics: Society, Markets and [In]equality.
About the Course
Economics: Society, Markets, and [In]equality is a free online economics course taught by leading faculty from The New School for Social Research that will pique learners’ curiosity and inspire them to learn more about the power dynamics that determine how people and resources are valued, how goods move around the world, and how we manage our planet and the future. Learners will develop an understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of our current economic system and get a framework for thinking about how we, as individuals and as a society, can rethink our relationship with our planet and the way we interact with one another. This understanding of economics will help make students better advocates, voters, investors, consumers, and citizens.
In this course, you'll be learning from the following New School for Social Research faculty:
- William Milberg, Dean of the New School for Social Research and Professor of Economics
- Teresa Ghilarducci, Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz Professor of Economics and Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis
- Paulo dos Santos, Associate Professor of Economics
The lecture videos are available on our site, or on YouTube.
To take the full free course, including readings and quizzes, please see our course page on Coursera.