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Hours to complete

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 11 hours of videos and quizzes...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified)
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 11 hours of videos and quizzes...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Welcome

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Reading
1 video (Total 7 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Reading1 reading
Syllabus10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Check Your Economics Knowledge (Ungraded)s
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

An Introduction to Microeconomics

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Reading
5 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
The Production Possibility Frontier and Opportunity Costs 6m
The Fundamental Concepts of Microeconomics and Course Overview 5m
Other Reasons for Government Regulation3m
An Overview of Land, Labor, and Capital Markets; Externalities and Public Goods 2m
Reading1 reading
Module Overview10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
An Introduction to Microeconomics48m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Supply, Demand and Equilibrium

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Reading
4 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded; The Market Demand and Supply Curves; Supply Curve Shift Factors 5m
Equilibrium; Price Effects of Supply and Demand Curve Shifts; Price Controls and Floors 5m
The Market Allocates Goods & Resources- What, For Whom, and How; Some Cool Examples 10m
Reading1 reading
Module Overview10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Supply, Demand and Equilibrium36m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Demand and Consumer Behavior

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Reading
4 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Consumer Optimization and the Equimarginal Principle; Income and Substitution Effects 7m
Demand Price Elasticity and its Determinants11m
Price Elasticity and Total Revenue8m
Reading1 reading
Module Overview10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Demand and Consumer Behavior50m

Instructor

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Dr. Peter Navarro

Professor
Paul Merage School of Business

About University of California, Irvine

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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