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Macroeconomics I

This course is an introductory level course in Macroeconomics and a prerequisite for Macroeconomics II and Macroeconomics III courses. Below are demo versions of original videos, which you will be receiving as a part of real course

  1. History of Economic Thought : Part 1
  2. History of Economic Thought : Part 2
  3. History of Economic Thought : Part 3
  4. National Income Accounting Part 1
  5. National Income Accounting Part 2
  6. National Income Accounting Part 3
  7.  National Income Accounting Part 4
  8. Green National Income
  9. Money and Inflation Part 1
  10. Money and Inflation Part 2
  11.  Money and Inflation Part 3
  12.  Classical Theory of Output and Employment Part 1
  13.  Classical Theory of Output and Employment Part 2
  14. Classical Theory of Interest Rate Part 1
  15.  The Closed Economy in the Short Run Part 1
  16.  The Closed Economy in the Short Run Part 2
  17. The Closed Economy in the Short Run Part 3

Macroeconomics II

This course will have detailed understanding of

  • Aggregate demand and Aggregate supply
  • Inflation, Unemployment and Expectations
  1. Monetary and Fiscal Policy Part 1
  2. Monetary and Fiscal Policy Part 2
  3. Monetary and Fiscal Policy Part 3
  4. Monetary and Fiscal Policy Part 4
  5. Nominal and Real Interest Rates Part 1
  6. Nominal and Real Interest Rates Part 2
  7. The Labour Market Part 1
  8. The Labour Market Part 2
  9. AD- AS Model Part 1
  10. AD- AS Model Part 2
  11. Theory of Adaptive Expectations
  12. Theory of Rational Expectations Part 1
  13. Theory of Rational Expectations Part 2

Open Economy Macroeconomics

  1. Introduction : NER, RER, Nominal and Real Appreciation and Depreciation
  2. Introduction : BOP Account and UIP condition
  3. Dd for Domestic Goods and Domestic Dd for Goods
  4. Marshall Lerner Conditions and Effects of Depreciation
  5. J Curve
  6. Equilibrium in Open Economy Money Market
  7. Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Open Eco and Flexible ER’s
  8. Fixed ER and Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  9. Flexible and Fixed ER’s
  10. Consequences of Overvaluation and Undervaluation
  11. BOP and External Accounts Must Balance
  12. Accommodating Transactions (No Demo)
  13. Mundell Flemming Model Part 1 (Horizontal BP curve) (No Demo)
  14. Mundell Flemming Model Part 2 (Horizontal BP curve) (No Demo)
  15. Mundell Flemming Model Part 3 (Different Slopes of BP curve) (No Demo)

Microeconomics I

This course will cover:

1. Consumer Theory

2. Production and Costs

3. Game Theory (Only for IES)

  1. Cardinal Utility Theory
  2. Budget Constraint
  3. Consumer Preferences
  4. Utility
  5. Choice
  6. Demand
  7. Duality and Indirect Utility function and Expenditure function
  8. Revealed Preference
  9. Slutsky equation
  10. Buying and Selling
  11. Intertemporal Choice
  12. Consumer Surplus
  13. Uncertainty Part 1
  14. Uncertainty Part 2
  15. Producer Theory
  16. Elasticity of Substitution
  17. Cobb Douglas Production Function
  18. CES production function
  19. Translog Production Function
  20. Returns to Factor and Returns to Scale
  21. Cost Theory Part 1
  22. Cost Theory Part 2
  23. Duality and Cost Functions
  24.  Introduction to Game Theory and Prisoner’s Dilemma (No Demo)
  25. Strictly and Weakly Dominated Strategies (No Demo)
  26.  Battle of Sexes and Stag Hunt (No Demo)
  27.  Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibrium 2 X 2 form and 3 X 3 form (No Demo)
  28. Extensive Form Game and Battle of Sexes Example (No Demo)
  29. Backward Induction and its Examples (No Demo)

Microeconomics II

This course will cover

  • Perfect Competition
  • Monopoly
  • Oligopoly Models
    • Cournot
    • Bertrand
    • Stackelberg
  • Monopolistic Competition
  • Welfare economics and General Equilibrium
    • Pareto
    • Scitovsky
    • Hicks
    • Arrow Impossibility Theorem
    • AK Sen’s Social Welfare function
  • Alternative Distribution Theories
    • Ricardo
    • Kaldor
    • Kalecki
  • Marshallian and Walrasian Approaches to price determination
  1. Producer Theory
  2. Elasticity of Substitution
  3. Cobb Douglas Production Function
  4. CES Production Function
  5. Translog Production Function
  6. Returns to Factor and Returns to Scale
  7. Cost Theory Part 1
  8. Cost Theory Part 2
  9. Duality and Cost functions
  10. Existence of General Equilibrium Prices Part 1
  11. Existence of General Equilibrium Prices Part 2
  12. Edgeworth Box, Pareto Efficiency and Competitive Equilibrium (Cobb Douglas)
  13. Edgeworth Box, Pareto Efficiency and Competitive Equilibrium (Perfect Substitutes and Perfect Complements)
  14. Perfect Competition Part 1
  15. Perfect Competition Part 2 (LR Supply Function- Constant Cost Industry)
  16. Perfect Competition Part 3 (LR Supply Function – Increasing and Decreasing Cost Industry)
  17. Profit Maximization Part 1 (No Demo)
  18. Profit Maximization Part 2 (No Demo)
  19. Monopoly Part 1
  20. Monopoly Part 2
  21. Imperfect Competition Part 1 (Bertrand Model)
  22. Imperfect Competition Part 2 (Cournot Model)
  23. Imperfect Competition Part 3 (n firm Cournot)
  24. Imperfect Competition Part 4 (Product Differentiation in Cournot and Bertrand)
  25. Imperfect Competition Part 5 (Tacit Collusion)
  26. Imperfect Competition Part 6 (Entry Deterrence)
  27. Imperfect Competition Part 7 (Stackelberg Model)
  28. Public Sector Pricing (Covered under Public Economics) 
  29. Marshallian and Walrasian Stability Analysis -Part 1
  30. Marshallian and Walrasian Stability Analysis -Part 2
  31. Marshallian and Walrasian Stability Analysis -Part 3
  32. Pricing with Incomplete Information (Asymmetric Information) – Part 1
  33. Pricing with Incomplete Information (Asymmetric Information) – Part 2
  34. Moral Hazard – Part 1
  35. Moral Hazard – Part 2
  36. Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution under Perfect Competition 
  37. Factor Shares and Adding up Problems and Euler’s Theorem Part 1 (No Demo)
  38. Factor Shares and Adding up Problems and Euler’s Theorem Part 2 (No Demo)
  39. Two Welfare Theorems and their Implications
  40. Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution under Perfect Competition
  41. Wage Determination under Monopsony Part 1
  42. Wage Determination under Monopsony Part 2
  43. Bilateral Monopoly
  44.  Kaldor’s Theory of Distribution
  45.  Kalecki’s Theory of Distribution 
  46. Ricardo’s Theory of Distribution
  47. Marx Theory of Distribution
  48. Pricing under Imperfect Competition -Part 1
  49. Pricing under Imperfect Competition -Part 2
  50. Pricing under Imperfect Competition -Part 3
  51. Arrow-Impossibility Theorem Part 1
  52. Arrow-Impossibility Theorem Part 2
  53. Interpersonal Comparison and Aggregation Problem
  54. Divergence between Social and Private Welfare
  55. Pareto Optimality
  56. Social Choice – Sen
  57. Social Choice – Coase

Econometrics (Only for IES Exam)

  1. Derivation of Normal Equations under Simple Regression Model
  2.  Statistical Properties of OLS estimators
  3. Computation of R2
  4. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
  5. One Tailed and Two Tailed Test Example (No Demo)
  6. Test of Goodness of fit in a Simple Linear Regression Model (No Demo)
  7. Derivation of Normal Equations under Multiple Regression Model
  8. Multiple Regression with two explanatory variables (No Demo)
  9. Properties and Precision of Multiple Regression Coefficients (No Demo)
  10. Introduction to Joint Hypothesis Testing
  11. Joint Hypothesis Testing Example
  12.  Omission of an Important Variable
  13.  F Test (No Demo) 
  14. Introduction to Multicollinearity
  15.  Exact Multicollinearity and Consequences of ignoring Multicollinearity
  16.  Multicollinearity and measures of alleviating it (No Demo)
  17. Functional Forms and their Estimation
  18. Heteroscedasticity, Assumptions, Tests and Consequences of ignoring it
  19.  More on Heteroscedasticity (No Demo)
  20. Serial Correlation, Assumptions, Tests and Consequences of ignoring it
  21.  More on Autocorrelation (No Demo)
  22. Dummy Variable, Estimation and Problems, Dummy Variable Trap
  23. More on Dummy Variables (No Demo)
  24. Chow Test (No Demo)

Mathematics for Economics (Only for IES exam)

  1. Functions Part 1 (Definition and Types of functions)
  2.  Functions Part 2 (Monotonicity and Convex Concave functions)
  3.  Differentials and Implicit function theorem
  4. Simple Economic Applications of Derivatives and Integrals Part 1
  5.  Simple Economic Applications of Derivatives and Integrals Part 2
  6. Exponential Function and its Applications
  7. Logarithmic Functions and its Applications
  8. Cramer’s Rule and its Applications
  9. First and Second Order conditions for Optimization
  10. Multivariable functions
  11.  Multivariable functions Economic Applications
  12. Constrained Optimization and Lagrangean Method
  13.  Lagrangean Method Applications

International Economics 

  1. Theory of Absolute Advantage
  2. Theory of Comparative Advantage
  3. Comparative Advantage and Opportunity Costs Part 1
  4. Comparative Advantage and Opportunity Costs Part 2
  5. The Standard Theory of International Trade Part 1
  6. The Standard Theory of International Trade Part 2
  7. The Standard Theory of International Trade Part 3
  8. Offer Curves and Terms of Trade Part 1
  9. Offer Curves and Terms of Trade Part 2
  10. Factor Intensity and Factor Abundance
  11. Heckscher Ohlin Theorem
  12. The Factor Price Equalization Theorem
  13. The Specific Factors Model
  14. Leontief Paradox and Factor Intensity Reversal
  15. Trade Based on Economies of Scale and Product Differentiation
  16. Intra Industry Trade Model (No Demo)
  17. Technological Gap Model (No Demo)
  18. Product Cycle Model (No Demo)
  19. Factor Growth and Rybczynski Theorem (No Demo)
  20. Technical Progress and Small Country Case
  21. Factor Growth, Trade, Welfare : Small Country Case
  22. Partial Equilibrium Analysis of Tariff : Small Country Case
  23. General Equilibrium Analysis of Tariff Small Country Case
  24. General Equilibrium Analysis of Tariff Large Country Case

Growth and Development

  1. Adam Smith Theory of Growth
  2. Ricardo’s Theory of Growth
  3. Malthusian Theory of Growth
  4. Classical Theory of Growth
  5. Marxian Theory of Growth Part 1
  6. Marxian Theory of Growth Part 2
  7. Marxian Theory of Growth Part 3
  8. Schumpeterian Theory of Growth
  9. Marx’s Stages of Growth
  10. Rostow’s Stages of Growth Part 1
  11. Rostow’s Stages of Growth Part 2
  12. Gerschenkron’s Great Spurt Theory
  13. Nurkse’s and Lewis’s views on Economic Development
  14. Nurkse’s Theory of Balanced Growth
  15. Hirschman Theory of Unbalanced Growth
  16. Lewis Theory of Unlimited Supply of Labour
  17. Fei Ranis Theory of Economic Development Part 1 (No Demo)
  18. Fei Ranis Theory of Economic Development Part 2 (No Demo)
  19. Leibenstein’s Critical Minimum Effort Thesis (No Demo)
  20. Rosenstein Rodan Big Push Theory (No Demo)
  21. Nelson’s Low Level of Equilibrium Trap (No Demo)
  22. Kaldor Mirrlees Model of Economic Growth (No Demo)
  23. International Structuralist Models (No Demo)
  24. Dualism Introduction (No Demo)
  25. Social, Technological and Financial Dualism (No Demo)
  26. Economic Development and Economic Growth (No Demo)
  27. Good Governance and Humane Governance Index (No Demo)
  28. Growth of GNP Approach vs Basic Needs Approach (No Demo)
  29. Human Development Index (No Demo)
  30. Solow Growth Model Part 1 (No Demo)
  31. Solow Growth Model Part 2 (No Demo)
  32. Solow Growth Model Part 3  (No Demo)
  33. Harrod Domar Model
  34. Sen’s Capability Approach to Development
  35. Human Development Index
  36. Physical Quality of Life Index
  37. Human Poverty Index

Public Economics

  1. Canons of Taxation
  2. Theories of Taxation Part 1
  3. Theories of Taxation Part 2
  4. Public Goods and their Optimal Provision
  5. Free Rider Problem and Lindahl’s Pricing
  6. Lindahl’s Pricing and Majority Voting
  7. Arrow Impossibility Theorem and Median Voter Theory
  8. Direct and Indirect Taxes
  9. Incidence of taxes
  10. Optimal Taxation Part 1
  11. Optimal Taxation Part 2
  12. Theories of Public Expenditure
  13. Effects of Public Expenditure
  14. Public Debt Part 1
  15. Public Debt Part 2
  16. Cost Benefit Analysis

Environmental Economics

  1. Revealed Preference Method
  2. Stated Preference Method
  3. Shadow Pricing
  4. Air Pollution
  5. Property Rights and Externalities Part 1
  6. Property Rights and Externalities Part 2
  7. Investment Decision Criteron for Public Sector Projects And Efficient Allocation of Pollutants
  8. Cost Effective Policies for Fund Pollutants
  9. Static and Dynamic Efficient Allocation of Depletable Resources
  10. Water Pollution
  11. Timber Harvesting
  12. Economics of Fisheries
  13. Economics of Oil and Natural Gas
  14. Toxic Substances and Pollution

Industrial Organization

  1. Perfect Competition
  2. Monopoly
  3. Market Structure and Market Power
  4. Technology and Cost functions
  5. Monopoly and Third Degree Price Discrimination
  6. Second Degree and First Degree Price Discrimination
  7. Commodity Bundling Strategy
  8. Strategic Interaction and Cournot Model
  9. Bertrand Model and Stackelberg Model
  10. Entry Deterrence
  11. Market Structure and Size
  12. Research and Development
  13. Planning and Development : Part 1
  14. Planning and Development : Part 2
  15. Planning and Development : Part 3

Indian Economics 

  1. Indian Economy at Independence – Introduction : Uma Kapila
  2. Economic Legacies of Colonial Rule in India (Part 1) : Tirthankar Roy
  3. Economic Legacies of Colonial Rule in India (Part 2) : Tirthankar Roy
  4. Planning, Market and the State : Uma Kapila
  5. Mahalanobis Model Part 1
  6. Mahalanobis Model Part 2
  7. Vakil Brahmanand Wage goods Model
  8. XII Five Year Plan-Some issues : Manmohan Singh
  9. Growth and Structural Change since 1950 (Part 1) : Uma Kapila
  10. Growth and Structural Change since 1950 (Part 2) : Uma Kapila
  11. Growth and Structural Change since 1950 (Part 3) : Uma Kapila
  12. Recovery of Indian Economy during Nehru Era Part 1  : P Balakrishnan
  13. Recovery of Indian Economy during Nehru Era Part 2  : P Balakrishnan
  14. Macroeconomic Overview : The Growth Story (Part 1) : Manoj Panda
  15. Macroeconomic Overview : The Growth Story (Part 2) : Manoj Panda
  16. Growth experience of Indian economy : Arvind Subramanian
  17. Story of sustained increase in savings and investment during 1950-2008  : Rakesh Mohan (Part 1)
  18. Story of sustained increase in savings and investment during 1950-2008  : Rakesh Mohan (Part 2)
  19. Growth and Investment – The Interlinks : C.Rangarajan
  20. Myths about Indian Reforms : Bhagwati and Panagariya
  21. Demographic Constraint : Uma Kapila (Part 1)
  22. Demographic Constraint : Uma Kapila (Part 2)
  23. India’s Demographic Transition and its consequences for Development : Tim Dyson
  24. Debate on Demographic dividend in India : KS James
  25. Integrating Growth and Development Part 1 
  26. Integrating Growth and Development Part 2
  27. India in Comparative Perspective (Part 1)
  28. India in Comparative Perspective (Part 2)
  29. Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment (Part 1) : Uma Kapila
  30. Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment (Part 2) : Uma Kapila
  31. Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment (Part 3) : Uma Kapila
  32. Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment (Part 4) : Uma Kapila
  33. Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment (Part 5) : Uma Kapila
  34. Counting the Poor : Measurement and Other Issues (Part 1) : Rangarajan and Mahendra Dev
  35. Counting the Poor : Measurement and Other Issues (Part 2) : Rangarajan and Mahendra Dev
  36. Labour and Employment in Fast Growing India (Part 1) : Papola and Sharma
  37. Labour and Employment in Fast Growing India (Part 2) : Papola and Sharma
  38. Labour and Employment in Fast Growing India (Part 3) : Papola and Sharma
  39. Inequities in Access to Health Services in India Part 1
  40. Inequities in Access to Health Services in India Part 2
  41. Inequities in Access to Health Services in India Part 3
  42. Inequities in Access to Health Services in India Part 4
  43. India’s Education Policy (Part 1)
  44. India’s Education Policy (Part 2)
  45. India’s Education Policy (Part 3)
  46. Indian Agriculture Issues, Policies and Reforms (Part 1) : Uma Kapila
  47. Indian Agriculture Issues, Policies and Reforms (Part 2) : Uma Kapila
  48. Indian Agriculture Issues, Policies and Reforms (Part 3) : Uma Kapila
  49. Agricultural Development in India (Part 1) : S Mahendra Dev
  50. Agricultural Development in India (Part 2) : S Mahendra Dev
  51. The Context and Conundrums of Contemporary Agriculture
  52. Agricultural Price Policy, Farm Profitability and Food Security : Dev and Rao
  53. National Food Security Act : Ashok Gulati and Shweta Saini
  54. Industrial Development and Policies since Independence (Part1) : Uma Kapila
  55. Industrial Development and Policies since Independence (Part2) : Uma Kapila
  56. Industrial Performance 1991 – 2008 : R Nagraj
  57. Industrial Development and Policies in India since Independence : KL Krishna
  58. Public Sector Performance Since 1950 : A Fresh Look : R Nagraj
  59. On Strategies of Disinvestment and Privatization : Vijay Kelkar
  60. Of Omissions and Commissions : India’s Competition Laws : Aditya Bhattacharjea
  61. Small Scale Industrialization under Globalization : M.H. Balasubramanya
  62. The Employment Problem in India and the problem of Missing Middle : Mazumdar and Sarkar
  63. Services in India’s Growth Process : Uma Kapila
  64. Infrastructure and Economic Development : Uma Kapila
  65. India’s External Sector : Uma Kapila
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