Title

(1) Introduction to Economics

Topic Category

Introduction

Publication Date

2011

Keywords

Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics

Abstract

This introduces the discipline of economics and notes the emphasis on scarcity. It distinguishes micro economics from macro economics, and provides some examples of the issues/topics that are examined in each.

Run Time

8:14

Primary Discipline

Economics

Skills Delivered

Understanding of scarcity as the driving force in economics. Ability to distinguish micro from macro economics. Ability to identify topics relevant to each sub-discipline.

Rigor Level

2000

Prerequisites

None

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