Econ 101

I’m working with Kenneth Creamer to introduce elements of the CORE econ curriculum into first year economics at Wits’ School of Economics and Finance.

Here is Kenneth’s presentation on the curriculum reform project at Wits, and here are our lecture slides from first semester 2020.

1. Capitalism, technology population

2. Inequality and the role of government

3. Scarcity work and choice

4. Social interactions and game theory

5. Gains from trade, property and power

6. The firm: owners, managers, employees

7. Nation and the World Economy

8. Economics, Politics and Public policy