Prepare for work in policy, finance, consulting, and market research by learning micro- and macroeconomic theories, analysis, and modeling techniques. You can earn a free certificate for completion of any of these online Economics courses, or use two of them to earn credit in leading college programs.

In our Economics courses, you will learn to:

  • use game theory to model markets where agents act strategically;
  • explain the effects of government intervention in markets; and
  • analyze the economic behavior of individuals and firms and how they respond to changes in markets.

  • Time: 32 hours
  • Free Certificate
Analyze microeconomic principles and the economic decisions consumers, firms, and the government face regarding economic resources, scarcity, market demand and supply, production costs, and opportunity costs.

  • Time: 27 hours
  • Free Certificate
Explore the factors that affect the overall performance of economies, focusing on how public policies help and hinder the achievement of intended outcomes, such as reducing unemployment or increasing trade.

  • Time: 24 hours
  • Free Certificate
Explore the themes of the Austrian school of economics by Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, and Murray Rothbard, including the topics of human action, value, utility, scarcity, opportunity cost, time preference, capital, trade, money, and prices.
  • Time: 23 hours
  • Free Certificate
Explore more complex themes of the Austrian school of economics with a focus on economic calculation, spontaneous order, time preference, interest rates, credit and banking, business cycle theory, security and defense, intellectual property, and Bitcoin.

  • Time: 11 hours
  • Free Certificate
Explore the past, present, and potential future of money through the lens of a layered framework.