July 14, 2024 July 26, 2024
July 28, 2024 August 9, 2024
Discover how individuals, businesses, and governments make decisions about the use of scarce resources in a world of unlimited wants and needs, and what implications economic issues can cause, such as tax and inflation, interest rates and wealth, inequality and emerging markets, and energy and the environment. The Economics course will provide the structure required to understand the way our world operates, from the choices we make in our everyday lives to how businesses or governments achieve their desired objectives.
Meet your instructor
Ruby Bloom MPhil
Economics University of Oxford
Ruby received her MPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford, where her research focused on educational policy and its financing. Previous to this, she gained a first-class BSc in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Bristol. Ruby has enjoyed teaching Economics alongside her studies for the last 5 years.Learn more
Topics you'll explore
Real World Insights
Students will have the opportunity to welcome a distinguished speaker, David Bloom, take part in interactive seminars and enjoy a variety of walking tours and excursions around Oxford and London. During the second Wednesday students will visit the Bank of England museum, and tour London's financial district.
There are nine 3-hour class sessions over the two-week course. During week one, students have class from 9am-12pm, Monday - Friday. During week two students have class from 9am-12pm Monday through Thursday. Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to additional academic time (excursions, speakers).