ECON1: The Fundamentals of Economics
Fundamental vocabulary and concepts for Microeconomics. Discusses scarcity, trade-offs, equity vs. efficiency, economic models, the differences between economies (central, market, mixed), and key economic ideas. Answer the Three Fundamental Questions of Economics.
ECON1: Supply & Demand, Efficiency, and Opportunity Cost
The basics of Supply & Demand, Efficiency, and Opportunity Costs. Full of scenarios and examples showing the effects of the Invisible Hand Theory by Adam Smith. Includes the differences between Consumer and Supplier Surpluses, how efficiency vs. equity change the economy, and explains contrasts between implicit and explicit costs.
ECON1: Elasticity and its Application
Overview of Price Elasticity of Demand and what influences it. Breaks down the definitions of price elasticity of demand and supply. Also breakdown the formulas associated with the price elasticity of demand as well as the midpoint formula, which is commonly used. Discusses the differences between elastic and inelastic goods.
ECON1: Comparative and Absolute Advantage
Definitions and explanations of the Microeconomic terms of Comparative and Absolute Advantage. Also touches on the importance of Specialization and how Free Trade can benefit both buyer and seller in a Market Economy.
ECON1: Quantitative Demand Supply Analysis
Discusses the equilibrium conditions of Competitive Markets. Talks upon the definitions of producer and consumer surpluses. Introduces the equations necessary to find Producer and Consumer Surplus and how to calculate it.