4.40 (19 reviews)
☑ Feel a sense of intellectualism whenever they participate in a discussion about football!
☑ Be able to argue for/against wanting to host the World Cup
☑ See the 2018 World Cup in a whole new (economics) light!
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About this course
This is an economics course about the economic impact of the 2018 World Cup. (Macro economics and micro economics) By basing the course around the World Cup we make the subject , relevant, approachable and Economics actually becomes.... easy!
We look at the impact of the World Cup on various countries but also consider the economic theory behind this impact.
Macro economics concepts include:
Government economic policy
Balance of payments
We also apply game theory to penalty shoot-outs. (Football) The course starts off with the 2014 World Cup but quickly moves on to the impact of hosting the football tournament, of qualifying (or not) and actually winning he final.
We also consider controversies and...Pussy Riot!
Although the course is looking at the World Cup, make no mistake, this is all economics, economics, economics!
July 2019: Workbook added on Economics and decluttering
Chapter 1 : The economics of decluttering
Chapter 2: Decluttering the company
Chapter 3: How to declutter like an Economist
Chapter 4: Buy less…
Chapter 5: The economics of tidying up
Chapter 6: Declutter your business
Chapter 7: Mistakes people make when decluttering
Chapter 8: The Kondo Effect: the economy-changing magic of tidying up
Costs of clutter
5S lean manufacturing
Declutter your mail inbox
Declutter your home office
Wasting time and opportunities
Thinking like an economist
A rich life with less stuff
How much is enough
The art of letting go
Status quo bias
Minimalism and economics: the endowment effect
30 December 2019
Workbook added on Economics 2020
Extra Course in Business English
Day One: Ask for Help
Day Two: Watch and Listen
Day Three: Write Down Words and Phrases
Day Four: Practice as much as you can (Part 1)
Day Four: Practice as much as you can (Part 2)
Day Five: Make time to study
Day Six: Five Websites
Day Seven: In conclusion
Oxford School of Learning Diploma
About the Diploma
World Cup 2014
General benefits to hosting
Specific benefits of hosting - for Russia
Real cost of World Cup
Elasticity of demand
Game theory and penalty shootouts
The World Cup final
Impact on UK
Who missed out?
What if...England had won?
Not football but this may save your life
The course is structured with contents meeting the objectives of the course. Special credit to Sir CHRIS, I left as if they were explaining it on the face. The language was very clear and understandable. I have learned a few INFORMATION that I did not know. THANK YOU