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Economic History Lessons in One Minute

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The Economics Behind 2020 in One Minute. This course consists of 45 brief one minute explanations covering a range of economic and financial topics, from the Great Depression to the 2020 Global Economic Crisis. Students will gain an overview of famous historical events, such as the Tulipomania, Great Recession and Enron scandal, as well as an understanding of key economic theories and processes, from Say's Law to the Marshall Plan. They will be able to analyse and compare the effects of capitalism and socialism, the importance of the US Dollar and Bitcoin, and the direct impacts of WWI and WWII. The course will also cover current issues, such as the Rich getting richer, corporate welfare and US stimulus payments, and discuss different scenarios taking into account the grave situation of 2020.

Syllabus

The Great Depression Explained in One Minute.
The Dot Com Bubble Explained in One Minute.
The Great Recession (2007 - 2008 Global Financial Crisis) Explained in One Minute.
The European Union and the Eurozone Explained in One Minute: Past, Present and Future.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Explained in One Minute.
The Gold Standard Explained in One Minute.
The Enron Scandal Explained in One Minute: Corporate Recklessness, Lies and Bankruptcy.
Asset Bubbles (The Tulip Mania and Others) Explained in One Minute.
Capitalism, Socialism and Communism Explained in One Minute.
The Stock Market Crash of 1987 (Black Monday) Explained in One Minute.
Stagflation Explained in One Minute.
The Bretton Woods Monetary System (1944 - 1971) Explained in One Minute.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Explained in One Minute.
The Dutch Tulip Mania (aka Tulipomania, aka Tulip Bubble) Explained in One Minute.
The Economics of World War I (First World War / WWI) in One Minute: World War 1 Facts + WW1 Numbers.
The Economics of World War II (The Second World War / WWII) in One Minute: World War 2 (WW2) Numbers.
The South Sea Company Asset Bubble of Great Britain Explained in One Minute.
John Law's Mississippi Company in One Minute: From Economic Miracle to Bubble and Ultimately Scam.
The Cold War Explained From Beginning to End in One Minute: Causes/Effects, Timeline and Outcome.
The Marshall Plan & OECD Explained in One Minute: Dates/History, Countries, Figures and Objectives.
The Florida Real Estate Bubble of the 1920s (AKA '20s Land Boom and Bust) Explained in One Minute.
Thomas Malthus (Malthusianism): Does Population Growth Lead to Food Shortages & Resource Depletion?.
Bitcoin (BTC) vs. Bitcoin Cash (BCC/BCH): Will You Sell or Hold Your Bitcoin Cash? [One Minute News].
Ayn Rand (The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged) Analyzed in One Minute: From Biography to Philosophy.
The Treaty of Versailles Explained in One Minute: From German/Weimar Republic Hyperinflation to WWII.
"Intrinsic Value" Defined and Explained in One Minute: Labor vs. Subjective Theory of Value.
The First and Second Industrial Revolution Explained & Compared in One Minute: Dates/Facts/Economics.
The Third and Fourth Industrial Revolution (Internet of Things, AI, etc.) Explained in One Minute.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's (FDR's) New Deal Explained in One Minute.
Say's Law (Jean-Baptiste Say) Explained in One Minute: Aggregate Supply = Aggregate Demand?.
The Economics Behind the Vietnam War Explained in One Minute: Costs, Effects and Politics.
Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society" Explained in One Minute: Goals, Programs, Effects & Controversy.
China Before Mao Zedong and Communism* (Marxism-Leninism) in One Minute: History, Politics & Economy.
China (PRC) Under Mao Zedong and the Communist Party (CPC): Great Leap Forward + Cultural Revolution.
China After Mao Zedong in One Minute: From Hua Guofeng and Deng Xiaoping to Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping.
The Economics of Space Exploration and Travel: From NASA to SpaceX, Blue Origin & Virgin Galactic.
David Ricardo in One Minute: Biography (Life, Activity, Death/Legacy) + Economic Philosophy/Theories.
The Economics Behind the League of Nations and United Nations Explained in One Minute.
John Maynard Keynes in One Minute: From Biography to Economic Theory.
The Economic Recovery of Germany and Japan After the Second World War (WW2) Explained in One Minute.
Milton Friedman's Work/Career (Theory, Books, Politics, etc.) and Monetarism Explained in One Minute.
The Resource Curse (Paradox of Plenty) Explained: Definition/Meaning, Examples (Dutch Disease), etc..
Sovereign Debt (National, Government or Public Debt) Explained in One Minute: From Meaning to Crisis.
Sovereign Debt (National, Government or Public Debt) Explained in One Minute: From Meaning to Crisis.
Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) Explained in One Minute: Did We Learn Our Lesson?.
The "Big Three" Credit Rating Agencies in One Minute: Standard & Poor's/S&P, Moody's and Fitch Group.
Why Wasn't "Money Printing" (Fed, ECB, etc.) Followed by High Inflation? A One Minute Explanation.
From Deflationary Shock/Crash to Inflationary Spiral: A One Minute "Deflation to Inflation" Scenario.
Is Hyperinflation a Threat for the United States or European Union Nations? A One Minute Perspective.
Negative Oil Prices Explained in One Minute: From Demand Shock to Futures Market "Fine Print".
Deglobalization Explained in One Minute: Definition, Examples and 2020 Context.
Deglobalization Explained in One Minute: Definition, Examples and 2020 Context.
Deglobalization Explained in One Minute: Definition, Examples and 2020 Context.
Will the 2020 Economic Crisis Turn into a Great or Greater Depression? A One Minute Perspective.
Will the 2020 Economic Crisis Turn into a Great or Greater Depression? A One Minute Perspective.
Will the Dollar Collapse Due to Low Interest Rates and Quantitative Easing? A One Minute Perspective.
Will the Dollar Collapse Due to Low Interest Rates and Quantitative Easing? A One Minute Perspective.
Can Central Banks Keep "Printing" Money/Currency Forever? Permanent Monetary Stimulus in One Minute.
Can Central Banks Keep "Printing" Money/Currency Forever? Permanent Monetary Stimulus in One Minute.
From Japan to the US, EU and Beyond: Balance Sheet Recessions (Richard Koo) Explained in One Minute.
(Why and How) The Rich Are Getting Richer... in One Minute: Context, Reasons and Consequences.
(Why and How) The Rich Are Getting Richer... in One Minute: Context, Reasons and Consequences.
Corporate Welfare/Socialism Explained in One Minute: Privatizing Profits and Socializing Losses?.
United States Economic Stimulus Payments (Checks, EIP Debit Cards, etc.) Explained in One Minute.
How Eurodollars Work Explained in One Minute: From Definition and History to Market Importance.
US Dollar Crisis vs. Dollar Strength After a Crisis in the United States: One Minute, Two Scenarios.
The Economics Behind 2020 in One Minute.

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    Paurush Sonkar
    A very interesing way to learn nearly 65 financial concepts in a simple and audio visual manner. Thank you to the creators of this course and Class Central

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