The Significance and Utility of an Economics Major

Question: Explain the significance and utility of your major to the society 10 years from now. An economics major teaches a student two key principles, first that the future is uncertain and second that values are subjective. This paper will briefly explain the significance and utility of an economics major, attempting to demonstrate that whilst … Continue reading The Significance and Utility of an Economics Major

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Coursera provides a universal online education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take. Subjects include arts/humanities, business, computer science, data science, life sciences, math/logic, personal development, physical science/engineering, social sciences, and language learning. Discover A Course & Sign Up You can choose from hundreds of … Continue reading Coursera – Free University Courses From Leading Universities

Open Universities Australia No HSC, Qualification, or Requirements Needed

Open Universities Australia is an Australian online higher education organisation that connects students to the right university both for online courses of study or individual units, whether credited or not. This method of education is good for those wanting to fast-track their studies with four semesters per year, for those working from home, or for … Continue reading Open Universities Australia No HSC, Qualification, or Requirements Needed

Textbook Cartels

It’s not as if profits for the textbook industry were very high for individual authors, as if this were true more firms would enter into the industry, but that is not the case. (Boudreaux & Meiners, 2010) “[Any] student today could point to at least one area in which the price tag is clear and … Continue reading Textbook Cartels