June 23, 2024 July 5, 2024
July 7, 2024 July 19, 2024
July 21, 2024 August 2, 2024
University of California at Berkeley
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
Courses are taught by accomplished and passionate faculty recruited from many area colleges, universities and professional forums. Each faculty member is selected for their subject area expertise and proven ability to both challenge and captivate students.
Topics you'll explore
Real World Insights
Students will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of walking tours and excursions around the Bay Area, which is home to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the very first Wells Fargo Bank.
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).