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The Economics of Governments and Markets

Gus A. Stavros Center and Northern Michigan University via Canvas Network

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This course explores the relationship between governments and markets, teaching students about economic principles, policies, and institutions. By the end of the course, learners will understand the role of government in the economy, the impact of market structures on economic outcomes, and the importance of public policies. The course covers topics such as market failures, public goods, externalities, and income distribution. Students will develop skills in economic analysis, policy evaluation, and critical thinking. The teaching method includes video lectures, readings, quizzes, and assignments. This course is designed for individuals interested in economics, public policy, or government affairs.

Taught by

Tawni Hunt Ferrarini


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