Lessons and Readings

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

    What IS the Problem? The “Iron Law of Wages” Poverty & Overpopulation — Video Supplements 1 and

  2. Naming Things Right: Economic Definitions

    Economics and Political Economy — Video Supplement

  3. Wealth Distribution: Effects of Technology and Trade

    The Margin of Production The Unbounded Savannah — Video Supplement

  4. What Keeps the Economy from Fulfilling Its Potential?

    The Dog in the Manger — Video Supplement

  5. Capital: Wealth Used in Production

    Capital, Interest and Profits The Dynamics of Distribution — 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 and 8

  7. The Remedy; Its Justice

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

  8. Fixing our Backwards Tax System

    Henry George’s Remedy (parts 3-6) — Video Supplements 10 and 11 

  9. Envisioning a Just and Prosperous Society

    Henry George’s Remedy (parts 7-10) — Video Supplements 12 and 13 

  10. The Law of Human Progress

    Conclusion — Video Supplements 14 and 15 

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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!

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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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