Firms and markets

Content for week of Tuesday, July 5, 2022–Friday, July 8, 2022


Other useful resources

These two sessions have a bunch of helpful guides in the resources section:

You should definitely check those guides out and follow along with the examples there.

These topics are covered in pretty much every introductory economics class in the world, which means the internet is full of examples of how to do the math involved. I’ve included lists of helpful videos at the top of each of these guides.


Download the slides from today’s class.

First slide


Videos for each section of the lecture are available at this YouTube playlist.

You can also watch the playlist (and skip around to different sections) here:

  1. Charles Wheelan, Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science, 3rd ed. (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2019). ↩︎

  2. The CORE Team, Economy, Society, and Public Policy, 2019, ↩︎

  3. WARNING: This game can take over your life for the next day or so, which can be really fun and rewarding, but also it can seriously for real consume every waking moment for a few hours. This is your official warning. ↩︎