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Principles of Economics 1.2 - Supply & Demand review questions
What s the law of demand,
What s the law,
What s partial equilibrium analysis
26  cards
Principles of Economics 1.1 - Introduction to Economics
Explain the history about the for...,
Explain the concept of scarcity,
Explain what a cost benefit analy...
84  cards
Principles of Economics 2.1 - Intro to Consumer Choice*
Whats utility,
What are the characteristics of i...,
What s an indifference map
6  cards
Maths for Economics 2.1 - Things Economists do with Differentiation*
What are the dynamics of a vairable,
How is the rate of change of y at...,
What is sometimes used to write d...
4  cards
Contemporary Economic Challenges A 2 - Prosperity*
What factors distinguish a prospe...,
Define production,
Define expenditure
17  cards
Maths for Economics 2.1 - Things Economists do with Differentiation Topic 4 - Elasticities*
Why does y x have the same units ...,
Define elasticity,
3  cards
Principles of Economics 2.2*
What are the 3 elements in the st...,
Whats the key statement when you ...,
Whats the point of tangency on a ...
11  cards
Principles of Economics 4.2 - Firm Behaviour and Market Structures*
What s imperfect competition,
Whats the name for where firms di...,
What s the most extreme degree of...
31  cards
Principles of Economics Lecture 5.1 - Monopolistic Competition & Oligopoly
0  cards
Maths for Economics 5: Logic, Sets and Functions Topic 1 - Logic*
What s the logic of a language,
What are the values in fuzzy logic,
What s the most important logic
7  cards
Contemporary Economic Challenges A 5 - Income Inequality
What are the different forms of i...,
Describe explain the changes in a...,
Elaborate on how income inequalit...
4  cards
Principles of Economics 5.2 - Market Intervention*
Why is a monopoly an example of m...,
Give the 2 extremes in which mark...,
Explain public goods vs private g...
5  cards
Principles of Economics 6.1 - Introduction to Macroeconomics*
What s aggregation,
Whats the name for the process of...,
What does aggregate mean
42  cards
Principles of Economics 6.2 - Classical Theory
Whats a closed economy,
Explain what market clearing is,
Explain consumption in classical ...
7  cards
Principles of Economics 8.1 - Unemployment and the Labour Market*
Describe the 2 categories of unem...,
What does unemployment need to be,
Define unemployment
22  cards
Principles of Economics 9 - The Monetary System*
Whats bartering and whats the pro...,
What s money,
What s the function of money
14  cards
Principles of Economics 10.1 - Open Economies and Balance of Payments*
Whats international trade,
Explain the concept of exchange r...,
Whats a nominal echange rate
10  cards
Principles of Economics from Textbook - Measuring a Nation’s Well-Being and the Price Level
Whats microeconomics,
Whats the name for the study of h...,
Whats macroeconomics
14  cards
MFE 11 - Tips
What s the mistake students make ...,
Summarise what was learned in week 1,
How can exp a b also be expressed
23  cards
Principles of Economics 1.2 - Supply & Demand*
Whats the law of demand,
What does disaggregated level mean,
Whats the name for the claim that...
71  cards
Principles of Economics 11 - Tips
What would a change in the level ...,
What is being looked for when it ...,
In a graph of a budget contraint ...
36  cards
Maths For Economics 7: Random Variables Topic 1 - One Random Variable and Its Probability Distribution
Explain what random variables are...,
Describe the simplest non trivial...,
Describe the simplest random vari...
4  cards
Global Economy Lecture 1 - Introduction to Quantitative Economic History*
State the quote by maddison that ...,
Does it make sense to view the wo...,
Describe the recent history of th...
3  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics 1: An Introduction to Statistics, Measurement, and Presentation of Data*
Explain why statistics is important,
Whats a statistic,
Whats the name for a number used ...
37  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics 2: Describing Data—Measures of Central Tendency and Measures of Dispersion*
What are measures of central tend...,
List the measures of central tend...,
What do measures of central tende...
11  cards
Global Economy Lecture 2 - History of Economic Growth
In this lecture we will introduce a number of economic concepts • We will also explain the role of institutions in economics • We will then examine how they interact within an economic history context
2  cards
Global Economy Lecture 3 & 4: Models of Long Run Growth
We will consider different models of long run-growth • We will compare theories and look at some of the evidence
21  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics 3: Random Variables and Probability Distributions
In this topic we will cover: 1 Brief probability review. 2 Random variables. 3 Continuous probability distributions. The uniform distribution. The normal and standard normal distributions. The exponential distribution. 4 Z-scores
5  cards
Contemporary Economic Challenges B 2 - Air Pollution
• Air pollution as a policy challenge. • Health costs of air pollution. • Non-health costs of air pollution. • Re-framing of traditional view of environment-economy trade off
2  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics: Topic 5 - Estimation and Confidence Intervals*
Why do we estimate,
Describe what makes a good estima...,
When is an estimator bias
25  cards
Global Economy 8: 'The Industrial Revolution - What and When Technological Change'
• We explain what the industrial revolution was and when it happened • Why was Britain first and why was it a revolution? • The role of technological change is discussed and modelled 3 / 38
13  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics: Topic 6 - Hypothesis Testing*
Define hypothesis,
Whats the name for a statement ab...,
Define hypothesis testing
18  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics Topic 7: Analysis of Variance
- How to compare variances, for example, to test whether two samples come from populations that have equal variances. - How to test the equality of 3 or more population means. To do this we use an ANOVA (ANalysis Of VAriance) test. - Both of these tests require use of an F test. This F statistic has an F distribution
4  cards
Global Economy 9: Revolutions in Agriculture and Proto-Industry
- We will examine the “agricultural revolution” • What advances were made and why is there so much disagreement • Was there a proto-industrial revolution? • What was the transition to capitalism?
9  cards
Global Economy 10: The Industrious Revolution
• We will define the “industrious revolution” • Was the industrial revolution demand driven? • We will look at a number of demand driven theories • The theories will be considered against the empirical evidence - perhaps it was not so industrious after all
20  cards
Global Economy 11: The British Empire
• We will examine how the British Empire emerged • Describe the colonial debate and the navigation acts • Understand the impact of trade • Consider the costs and benefits of Britain holding the British West Indies and the 13 States
8  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics: Topic 4 - Sampling Methods and the Central Limit Theorem
Define sampling,
Whats the name for a process of s...,
List why samples are used
9  cards
Contemporary Economic Challenges B 4 - Technology and Jobs
What big questions are commonly a...,
2  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics B: Topic 1 - Inequality
Why do we mind inequality,
Why is there some evidence betwee...,
Describe the graphical evidence f...
3  cards
Global Economy B: Topic 1 - International Institutions and their Role in the Global Economy
The Demand for global governance: - What are international institutions? - What do we mean by global governance? - What determines the demand for global governance?
7  cards
Global Economy B: Topic 2 - Corruption and its Global Impact
Part 1: Corruption as a local issue: - Definition and types of corruption - Causes and consequences of corruption Part 2: Corruption as a global issue
4  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics B: Topic 2 - Financial Crisis
2.1 Why do we want to study financial crises 2.2 What is correlated to financial/economic crises? – Deposit insurance, bank capital to asset ratio, non- performing loans to total gross loans ratio
4  cards
Global Economy B: Topic 4 Part 1 - Economics of Immigration and Cultural Diversity
• Who is a migrant? • Characteristics of the immigrants worldwide • Focusing on immigrants in Europe • The role of immigrants for productivity • Diversity of immigrants and innovation • High-skilled immigration, innovation and productivity • Skills mismatch • What next? Take away message
7  cards
Applied Economics & Statistics B: Topic 3 - Experimental Economics
3.1 What is experimental economics? 3.2 Types of experiments in economics – Natural experiment – Field experiment – Lab experiment 3.3 An example 2
4  cards
Global Economy B: Topic 4 Part 2 - Migration and Conflict
A: Global migration trends B: The drivers of migration - Type of migrants - Why do people migrate? Pull and push factors C: Migration and conflict
3  cards
Global Economy B: Topic 8 - 'Climate Change: Science & Policy'
A: The science: Understanding climate change - Global warming - Greenhouse gases B: Global trends in GHG emissions C: Climate Change: Impacts and Policy The Global Economy
6  cards
Contemporary Economic Challenges B - Biodiversity Loss
Seen some data on the recent rise in non-natural capital and the associated rate of natural capital decline, and seen different perspectives on the economic as well as environmental impact of that loss. Been exposed to the notions of ecosystems services, natural capital, and the characteristics of natural capital that lead to particular challenges for economic modelers. Understood the classic economic theory of species collapse, ecosystem stability and how that relates to the economy. Explored v
5  cards
Global Economy Lecture 5: Pre modern growth - the Great Divergence WHEN
• This topic examines “when” the great divergence happened • We link this analysis to previous growth models mentioned in the introductory lectures
7  cards
Contemporary Economic Challenges B: 9 - Should We Trust Empirical Results in Economics Journals?
- Understood the concept of p-value as a measure of statistical significance, and what we might learn from looking at patterns of p-values in an empirical literature. - Discussed the problem and implications of p-hacking, why it arises, and what could be done about it. - Discussed the problem and implications of publication bias, why it arises, and what could be done about it.
2  cards

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