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  1. How can real wages stagnate w/ technology improvements?

    I would really like to see video on the stagnation of real wages over the last 40 yrs. I hear about this all the time and since I could not buy an internet connection, cell phone, car w/ airbags, a pill that replaces surgery, a cordless drill, sushi in my small town grocery etc, etc in 1976 the real wage growth for those products is infinite. I believe the things I could buy (gasoline, bread, machined parts) are also better, cheaper and/or more varied today.

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  2. 6 votes
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  3. Guaranteed Annual Income

    The concept of a GAI has been around for some time and was tested in Dauphin, Manitoba in the mid 1970s. Now it is being tried again in Ontario and Prince Edward Island and one party in British Columbia is musing about it as part of its platform for next year's provincial election. Friedman and Hayek both thought it was a good idea but implementation is where the challenges lie.

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  4. The creation process of money

    If we truly want to learn economics we need to know 1st the creation process of money ... ive been told by my gouverment official that the creation of money was a Magic Trick .. is that truth?

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  5. 1 vote
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  6. Do banks really create money (credit) out of "thin air"?

    There's much debate and confusion surrounding the idea that private banks can create money (credit) out of "thin air".

    "...contrary to what people might think, a bank doesn't make loans, by taking the deposits of a client and then lending those deposits out. Instead, the bank creates money out of thin air."
    http://www.businessinsider.com/where-does-money-come-from-2014-4

    While Krugman says:
    "I often see the view that banks can create credit out of thin air...This is all wrong...Bank loan officers can’t just issue checks out of thin air."
    http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/30/banking-mysticism-continued/

    I've spent several hours trying to find a definitive answer to this question but have yet…

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  7. Oligopoly and Game Theory

    Can you guys please make a video in Oligopoly and game theory

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  8. 2 votes
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  9. The coming wave of poverty in america -

    discuss factors such boomers age stressing SS and as technology puts more downward pressure on wages it will become harder to achieve the same levels of economic security we had in the past. What can be done to mitigate these macro forces?

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  10. Marxism economics course and Keynesian economics course

    I greatly enjoyed classical economists course. Similar courses on Marxism, Keynesian and other schools would be great compliments. (I attended Soviet Economic History but it did not comprehensively describe Marxism and its influence in other parts of the world).

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  11. Explore/discuss two-sided markets.

    Two-sided markets created by information platforms increasingly are a feature of how Internet services are monetized -- e.g. similar to how subscribers and advertisers are two sides of a "newspaper platform." Users and advertisers are two sides of the Google platform (albeit one side doesn't subscribe), similar to how viewers and advertisers were two sides of a TV station's business model. How do you use demand/supply curves to analyze and understand two-sided markets? What are the implications for price discrimination? What are the implications for monopoly? What are the implications for dynamic competition if an industry sector is prohibited from…

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  12. 4 votes
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  13. 4 votes
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  14. 3 votes
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  15. Macroeconomics

    Will there be an "Intro to Macro" course at some time in the near future?

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  16. 3 votes
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  17. Course on Stata , SAS programming.

    Could we have a course that teaches statistical and econometric programming in Stata and SAS? And hence, explaining econometric techniques and time series techniques using these statistical soft-wares.
    Thank You

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  18. Quantitative Analysis Course

    The existing courses are great. The next challenge is perhaps the greatest. I believe that an understanding of economics requires some mathematical analysis, a topic that creates some trepidation in many learners. A course on quantitative analysis that does not require a PhD in mathematics would be a boon.

    4 votes
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  19. Econometrics

    Can you please consider doing a course in econometrics? This is something all students struggle with.

    It would especially be great if you could do something on Time Series. Very few schools offer courses in time series econometrics!

    53 votes
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  20. I'd like to see a discussion of the societal value of inherited wealth vs self created wealth.

    A year or so ago, there was a mention of the Forbes 400 US and that 60% of them were self made. It would be interesting to hear the pros and cons comparing the two groups. Clearly the self made group is adding benefits to our world, but what societal benefits come from the 'inherited' group?

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