Applied Microeconomics

  1. Economics of the media

Watch all videos in the Economics of the Media video course, record main points, send notes to instructor.

2. Economics of food and water

Watch videos from parts 3 and 4 of the Development Economics course, record main points, send to instructor.

3. Economics of corruption

Watch videos from parts 13 of the Development Economics course, record main points, send to instructor.

  1. Economics of marriage and divorce

    Readings:

Assignment, answer the following questions:

  1. Based on your readings for this module,  describe with numbers 5 recent trends related to marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and family composition.  What explains each of these trends?
  2. Based on all the readings from this module, make a detailed lists of benefits and costs of marriage. Explain each briefly.
  3. How do economists explain marriage wage premium for men?
  4.  Read Friedman’s chapter on ‘Family’ from the book ‘Law’s Order’. What have you learned about the economics of the family?

5. Economics of crime 

Readings:

6.   Economics of drugs

7.  Technology and economics

8.  Economic issues of the digital age  

9. Behavioral economics

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