Economics: Society, Markets, and [In]equality

April 8, 2023

This free online course teaches 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.

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 here

To take the full free course, including readings and quizzes, please see our course on Coursera.