Lessons and Readings

  1. The Basics: Economic Definitions

    What IS the Problem? Economic Definitions — Video Supplements 1 and

  2. The Problem of Poverty: Are We Unable to Produce Enough for All?

    The “Iron Law of Wages” Poverty & Overpopulation — Video Supplement

  3. Wealth Distribution: Who Decides?

    The Margin of Production The Law of Rent Capital, Interest and Profits — Video Supplements 4 and

  4. The Dynamics of Wealth Distribution: Effects of Technology and Trade

    The Dynamics of Distribution The Unbounded Savannah

  5. What Keeps the Economy from Fulfilling Its Potential?

    The Dog in the Manger Effects of Expectation… — Video Supplement

  6. Economics of Booms and Busts

    The Boom/Bust Cycle Mechanism of the Cycle Land, Money & Inflation Interest Rates & Land Prices — Video Supplements 7 , 8 and

  7. The Remedy; Its Justice

    Henry George’s Remedy (parts 1 & 2) The Rightful Basis of Property — Video Supplement 10 

  8. Fixing our Backwards Tax System

    Henry George’s Remedy (parts 3-6) — Video Supplements 11 and 12 

  9. Envisioning a Just and Prosperous Society

    Henry George’s Remedy (parts 7-10) — Video Supplements 13 and 14 

  10. The Law of Human Progress

    Conclusion — Video Supplements 15 and 16 

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Getting Started with Understanding Economics

Our first course, Understanding Economics, is FREE and self-paced. There are no due-dates or deadlines — yet our staff is always available to answer your questions via email.

It's a good idea to check out the first few readings and video supplements to get ready for your first lesson. Make sure to bookmark our "Site Map" page, which has links to the suggested readings for each lesson (and much more).

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Getting Started with Understanding Economics

Our first course, Understanding Economics, is FREE and self-paced. There are no due-dates or deadlines — yet our staff is always available to answer your questions via email.

It's a good idea to check out the first few readings and video supplements to get ready for your first lesson. Make sure to bookmark our "Site Map" page, which has links to the suggested readings for each lesson (and much more).

When you're ready, click below to enroll. You'll pick a username and a password, and be asked for some more basic information (which we will NOT share with anyone else). We'll need your snail-mail address to send you your certificate when you complete the course!

Enroll today for a rewarding, enriching experience!

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