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ECON102

A Guide to Economic Policy

This course will examine the economy as a whole, and how government policies affect economic outcomes. The importance and nature of money will be discussed, and the causes and consequences of business cycles will be evaluated. The goal of any economic policies should be to promote growth and prosperity, and various government actions will be assessed on this basis.
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Course Lessons

Course Info

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The Austrian Business Cycle

Lecturer
Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff explains why Austrian economics is the only school of thought that can fully account for business cycle fluctuations.

07/07/2015
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The Debt

Lecturer
Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff explains the U.S. addiction to cheap money and how this can lead to greater economic pain in the future.

07/06/2015
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The Structure of the Federal Reserve

Lecturer
Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff reveals the history and structure of the Federal Reserve Bank, and how its origins are different from what we have today.

07/05/2015
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Moral Hazard

Lecturer
Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff explains why reducing risk isn’t always necessarily a good thing.

07/04/2015