The first thing you need to know about economics is: it doesn’t exist in a vacuum. The ways we think about how economies work now comes from ideas developed in the past. In order to really get a grip on today – never mind the future – we’re going to begin by looking at three important economic minds whose ideas still have major impact on policy and policymakers today:
This module covers Adam Smith and the Invisible Hand, John Maynard Keynes (Keynesianism) and Milton Friedman (Monetarism).
Upon purchase of this module you will have access to a comprehensive set of lecture notes and two lecture videos.