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Why This MIT Professor Wants to Help Everyone Learn Basic Economics

Professor Jon Gruber’s 14.01SC Principles of Microeconomics is OCW’s most popular economics course, with legions of appreciative fans. 

Professor Gruber wants the world to understand that economics is not only useful, it’s also “beautiful and surprising and cool.” He’s invested in spreading the economics gospel to a wider audience, such as his 2011  532 more words

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3S Methodology: Scalability

Summary of Week 4 of Technology Evaluation for Global Development(edX – MITx)

CITE defines scalability as a firm’s capability to expand and meet customer demand, taking into account its supply chain configuration, costs, constraints, context and risks. 176 more words

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3S Methodology: Suitability

Summary of Week 3 of Technology Evaluation for Global Development(edX – MITx)

CITE considers technology evaluation through the lenses of suitability (how well a product performs), scalability (how well a product reaches a customer) and sustainability (how a user and a product interact over time). 145 more words

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CITE's approach to product evaluation

Summary of Week 2 of Technology Evaluation for Global Development (edX – MITx)

Evaluation is needed due to an oversupply of products.

History of evaluation… 228 more words

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NEETS: Electronics Education Courtesy of the US Navy

Just about everything the US Government publishes is available to the public. Granted, browsing the GPO bookstore yields a lot of highly specialized documents like a book on how to perform pediatric surgery in hostile environments. 73 more words

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NEETS: Electronics Education Courtesy of the US Navy

Just about everything the US Government publishes is available to the public. Granted, browsing the GPO bookstore yields a lot of highly specialized documents like a book on how to perform pediatric surgery in hostile environments. 548 more words

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Endogeneity, Instrumental Variables, and Experimental Design

Review of Module 11 of Data Analysis for Social Scientists (MITx, edX) – Intro to Machine Learning and Data Visualisation

Endogeneity problems can occur when there is simultaneous causality (i.e. 122 more words

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