How does economics impact on politicians? And how do politicians impact on economics?You will study both contemporary economics and the political leaders who have put key economic theories into practice throughout history.
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The course is led by Sir Vince Cable, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Honorary Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham.
You will also learn from leading economists at the University of Nottingham, including Head of School Professor Kevin Lee and Professor of Political Economy Cecilia Testa. The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians is offered at The University of Nottingham by FutureLearn .
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- The Meiji Emperor, President Franklin D Roosevelt, and Ludwig Erhard
- Margaret Thatcher, Deng Xiaoping, and Conclusions
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- 21 days
- 3 hrs/week
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DisciplinesEconomics Political Science View 22 other Short Courses in Political Science in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in economics and politics, and for those studying economics at pre-university or undergraduate level. No previous experience or qualifications are required.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade and receive a digital certificate for $15.83/month.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.