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Series: Economics: Inflation

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  • Lessons: 6
  • Total Time: 0h 50m
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unlimited
  • Created At: 04/01/2010
  • Last Updated At: 04/18/2011

In this 6-lesson video series, we will discuss the topic of inflation. In the first lesson, we will cover inflation, deflation, and stagflation. You will learn what they mean and whey they occur. In the second lesson, we will cover inflation and its affect on purchasing power. In the third lesson, we will look at the causes of demand-pull and cost-push inflation. In the fourth lesson, we will learn about the Quantity Theory of Money. In the fifth lesson, we will look specificially at the costs of inflation. Finally, in the sixth lesson, we will discuss a case study that deals with hyperinflation behaviors.

Taught by Professor Tomlinson, this video series was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Economics. This course and others are available from Thinkwell, Inc. The full course can be found at http://www.thinkwell.com/student/product/economics. The full course covers economic thinking, markets, consumer choice, household behavior, production, costs, perfect competition, market models, resource markets, market failures, market outcomes, macroeconomics, macroeconomic measurements, economic fluctuations, unemployment, inflation, the aggregate expenditures model, banking, spending, saving, investing, aggregate demand and aggregate supply model, monetary policy, fiscal policy, productivity and growth, and international examples.

Steven Tomlinson teaches economics at the Acton School of Business in Austin, Texas. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Oklahoma and earned a Ph.D. in economics at Stanford University. Prof. Tomlinson's academic awards include the prestigious Texas Excellence Teaching Award given by the University of Texas Alumni Association and being named "Outstanding Core Faculty in the MBA Program" several times. He has developed several instructional guides and computerized educational programs for economics.

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