Dec 09, 2015
Excellent overview economics course. Dr. Allard does a fantastic job explaining basic economic concepts and principles so that a novice can better understand this one critical aspect of their world.
Dec 27, 2015
Great insights, I now feel like I am macro-economically literate and I will be using this information when interviewing and now possible grilling certain politicians in my town!\n\nThank you Gayle!
von Md S A•
Jan 16, 2016
For understanding economic policy making this course is phenomenal....
von Duc T A L•
Aug 25, 2015
This is a very useful course for understanding economic policymaking. After studying this course, I can read and understanding many economic articles and infer the consequences of new economic policy issued by government. It also helps me understand how a new economic policy issued by another country can affect to economic situation of my own country.
von Anna S•
Nov 01, 2015
Very nicely and comprehensive taught. Material is supported with lots of graphs and multimedia that makes it more exciting. Short quiz questions are incorporated into the videos to keep the students alert, and the articles provided as a mandatory reading keep the link with the real world. I think the corse makers did a fantastic job!
von Mohammad M H•
Oct 21, 2019
It a very meaningful comprehensive understanding of basic macroeconomic.
von Mar G A•
Jun 27, 2018
This is an awesome course for people who forgot how the economy works. The approach of the course was refreshing and in depth without taking too much of your time with useless definitions and exercises. I really liked the models and the simulator because it adds another layer of learning for the students to see the concepts at work. This is highly recommendable for everyone who forgot their basic economics class and to have a richer understanding of economic policy making.
von Satish J•
Jan 03, 2016
This course was very helpful for me to know about the indicators that gives you the hint about how healthy the economy is ! This course allowed me to read the news about economics, how to interpret the figures mentioned in the news, how good the policy makers are whether appropriate/inappropriate considering the situation, where the rest of the countries stand in todays world. On top of it assignments and final exam made my understanding even deeper and precise. Thanks to IE Business school and Coursera platform for offering such a wonderful course for a begineer like me.
von Victor L d M•
Jan 08, 2019
Very clear, adapted to any beginner's level.
von Andre D•
Feb 15, 2019
Professor Gale Allard is a genius. She made this course so simple and logical that one look forward to learning the content
von Nathaly B•
Mar 26, 2019
Great course. I was truly able to understand economic concepts in a way that I hadn't been able to before.
von Carl-Johann S•
Jul 15, 2018
Very clear first introduction to the mainstream economic viewpoint on global policy making.
von Ivan K•
Dec 05, 2015
Easy and short. Good introduction into how government can influence real economy.
von Govind C•
Sep 08, 2015
Great intro to macroeconomic policies for the uninitiated / semi-initiated. Prof. Gayle Allard's teaching style makes a world of difference. Her methodical approach towards making an inference and reaching a conclusion is probably the best I've seen amongst all the teachers I've ever had.
von amna a z•
Oct 20, 2015
VERY INFORMATIVE AND INTERESTING
von Mary F•
Feb 22, 2016
Love this class. Gayle is great. Taking it again. I will continue to refer to it. Gayle breaks the concepts down into bites that you can digest.
von Rashi T•
Feb 10, 2017
The course was extremely useful in strengthening my existing knowledge of economics and truly delivered on its objectives. Thank you!
von claudia v•
Aug 22, 2015
The best course for learning macroeconomics
von David N L•
Dec 14, 2015
von Salustiano L P•
Sep 04, 2015
Great course for people with limited notions on economic policymaking. Great to-the-point videos and quizzes that give an excellent picture which perfectly fits today's policymaking frame.
After taking this course I think I can fully understand what the newspapers talk about regarding economic policymaking
von Holger P•
Aug 30, 2016
Great introduction to economic policymaking. Very engaging lectures.
Aug 28, 2015
This is a very good course to understand macro economics & how to read current world economic scenario. I did this course once in past & I am not taking it again. It is good to do once in 6 months until you master it...
von Nikolaos G•
Sep 06, 2015
Please decrease the time between the retake of the quizz! I can't wait for 7 days in order to retake a quizz!
von Carlos A L S•
May 22, 2016
Thanks everyone that help to do this course a exemple of excellence instruction, specially to Gayle. Thanks very much.
von Tian X•
Aug 28, 2016
Excellent course! Easy to understand.
von Magdalena D•
Sep 25, 2015
Very insightful, explaining the basics to those who didn't know much about macroeconomics.
von Anais J•
Dec 19, 2015
An excellent course. The lecturer was engaging, the material was interesting - I have a basic economics foundation and I found that my understanding of these basics improved, even while I feel much more empowered to have an opinion on policymaking in the world.
It was great to be able to complete a project even though the course is on-demand.