- 8 video lessons (56 Mins)
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2.Why This Course?8 mins
3.Institutions, Prosperity, and Property Rights6 mins
4.Virtuous Cycle2 mins
5.Ten Pillars of Economic Thinking4 mins
6.Two Corollary Pillars8 mins
7.A Few Trade-offs for Planners14 mins
8.Summing Up6 mins
The oldest question in economics asks why some countries are rich and some are poor. A related question: how have most of us have become so much better off than our ancestors? These questions, and others like it, get at the issue of how and why cities matter. The interest of this course relates to what we will call "Economic Thinking" and how it informs our thinking about these big questions.
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This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.
This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.