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Think Like an Economist

Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers

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Think Like an Economist

Think Like an Economist

Betsey Stevenson & Justin Wolfers

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About Us

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers believe that economics is a superpower, and they want to teach you to fly. Their signature approach reveals that every decision is an economic decision, and will help you to uncover the economic forces that shape the world around you. 

A Modulated Media Production. Co-hosted by Nastaran Tavakoli-Far; Executive editor Alastair Elphick.


    What You'll Learn

    • How to make decisions based on principles in Economics
    • Core economic principles


    Course Outline
    1. Why should you "Think Like an Economist?" 
    Want to make "no regrets" decisions? Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers are on a mission to equip everyone with key tools from economics that can truly transform your life.

    2. Core Principle 1 – The Cost-Benefit Principle
    Making a pros-and-cons list when you’re stuck isn’t a bad piece of advice, it’s actually a staple of "Thinking Like An Economist." 

    3. Core Principle 2 – The Opportunity Cost Principle
    What could you do instead of taking that dream job? What could you eat for dinner instead of that burger? And how could you spend your lunch hour if not at the gym? 

    4. Core Principle 3 – The Marginal Principle
    Betsey and Justin teach us how to make decisions about "how many" of pretty much anything, in any circumstance.

    5. Core Principle 4 – The Interdependence Principle

    Learn about how our decisions are interlinked, and how this can help us to make better decisions.

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