Economists Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrock have begun developing online economics classes at Marginal Revolution University. (You can find their popular blog at Marginal Revolution.) Their first class is Development Economics. As the Kronciler's educational background includes a strong emphasis in economic development, you might guess I'm thrilled about this class. You're right!
In the coming days, I will periodically publish their YouTube class sessions here at the Kruse Kronicle. I don't know that I will use them all but we'll see if my readers find the videos helpful. Today I'm including the video that introduces the class and their first session, "Basic Facts of Growth and Development."
Here is the Introduction:
Here is "Basic Facts of Growth and Development":