Class was held on Thursday, November 10, 2011
Overview to understand the overall connection, big picture, and how we are affected individually: Stock Market part 2; historical overview and future indications; where are we now? Is there even a possibility to recover economically?
Class was held on Thursday, October 27, 2011
Economic, Fiscal, & Monetary Policy; Economic indicators: GDP, inflation, unemployment, and other important economic indicators; Labor Markets; The role of the Federal Reserve.
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Class was held on Thursday, October 20, 2011
We hear a lot of different ideas on the country's direction and this class will overview 4 perspectives to help solidify your personal position. This will be a high level overview, but will give the opportunity to define the differences. This language will be used often in this election season and we will be armed in knowledge. Four perspectives reviewed are Classical Economics (Adam Smith, Milton Friedman); Austrian (Joseph Schumpeter, libertarianism); Keynesian (John Maynard Keynes, supply side economics); Marxism (Karl Marx, socialism).