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  1. Please make sure that the information in the practice questions is correct

    Please make sure that the information in the practice questions is correct. I just tried to answer one of the practice questions on GDP and it marked my correct answer wrong. I double checked my answer in the book and I was correct and the website was wrong. This problem could cause people to learn false information. :/

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    Thank you for submitting your concern about the GDP practice question. We take making sure that all of our questions are correct very seriously. We have reviewed all the questions on GDP and can verify that they are all correct. If you can let me know which is the question you think is wrong, we can try address it specifically.

    There is one question, the second question in the “Splitting GDP” video, that is a bit of trick question. Maybe this is the one you are referring to. It may seem that the answer should be (e), but it is actually (d). The reason is that not all of government spending is counted in GDP; only government purchases are. For example, social security payouts are government expenses but not purchases, and these are not counted toward GDP. The video explains why this is so: GDP count goods…

  2. When is the international finance exam coming out?

    Last feedback that was responded to was in February 2015. There is still no exam? Will there be one?

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  3. Expanding the reach to people by collaborating with big video blogger

    I have come across so many vblog in YouTube and I hope that you could collaborate with these people in order to gain viewers, because i think this course is very informative yet i happen to see very few subscribers.

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  5. excellent videos but if u give some type of written notes of lecture then its was very helpful for us

    excellent videos but if u give some type of written notes of lecture then its was very helpful for us

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  6. Kindly introduce video series on Heterodox Economics.

    Please provide content for youths with your innovative pedagogy.

    Thanks
    Nimit

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  7. I need help on how to write a proper college paper/academic paper/thesis

    I mean, thesis in the college level, not PhD level. Or how do you call it? I am not a native English speaker.

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  8. Better spam control and author authentication needed

    Comments and discussions under the videos could be very useful only if they are kept free from spam. Spammers often post links and ads. One way could be to designate some long time or serious users as moderators.

    PS: In case you start such a program, I would love to help with moderation of content

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  9. Structural and cyclical deficits, discretionary fiscal policy and automatic stabilizer

    I would like to see the videos in the future cover the concept of structural and cyclical deficits, discretionary fiscal policy and automatic stabilizer.

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  11. Release New Material on a Schedule

    You asked for feedback about the Principles of Economics: Microeconomics class.

    I know it's too late in the class for this to change, but in future classes it would be nice if there was some predetermined schedule for the release of new material. Long periods of time went by in the class with no new material and no idea when it would be released.

    A release schedule when the class starts would be very helpful.

    Thanks for the great material. So many of these topics and the way they apply to real-life situations are more complex than they appear on…

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  12. Environmental economics module

    Dear Professors,

    I am a faculty of economics in India and I use your reading material frequently to explain economics to beginners are the MBA level. I am pursuing a PhD in environmental economics, specifically in valuation of non marketed good. Is there a module that you will be introducing soon?

    I look forward to one for my own academic enrichment!

    Regards
    Vasundhara.

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  13. Compress Apple Podcast Videos

    Hi Guys,

    You´re doing such a great Job, congratulations! I watched all videos from Microeconomics course and Daily Economics.

    I had a hard time downloading the videos from Apples Podcast and play them on my iPad, because they are really big. A 3 minute video can be 700 MB size, which is huge, consuming lot of storage on the device, and making it imposible to streaming if you don't have a really fast internet connection.

    It would be great if you can compress them.

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  14. Using MRU with flipped classroom; date for Macro?

    Your videos are great and I use them in my classroom and post them on my course website as a kind of hybrid flipped classroom.

    When will you have videos up for principles of macro? Thanks!

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    Thanks for sharing! We’ll be in contact with you as we’re very interested in how our videos are working in a flipped model. You can send feedback directly to me at roman at mruniversity dot com as well.

    As for Macro, it’s on deck for this year. I’ll add you to the professor list for course announcements so that you get notified.

  15. Feedback to Wrong Answers

    If you don't want to explain the answers to a test (because of the moral hazard involved) Can you provide a link to the appropriate video?

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  16. Awesome and generous! thank you!

    Thank you so much for providing this. I RELLY appreciate your time and effort.
    This is an awesome resource and useful not only for teaching first timers, but also for a great resource for us weathered economists to pick up illustrative examples to explain to policy makers and others. I'm a huge fan.

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  17. Naming of Units

    There's two names associated with downloaded files. It is the "Description Title" rather than the File Name that cell phones use to order their listings.
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    put numbers on the "Description Title" (not the file name) so that we can hear them in the order Alex intended.

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  18. Ditch the ties on the graphic of sellers in the equilibrium lesson

    In the Equilibrium video, for example, all of the sellers are wearing ties. The ties imply that the sellers are all men. This (a) is not true and (b) makes women feel like they don't belong in business. Although I think that the content of the video is great, I teach at a women's college where my students are likely to protest at including such a stereotyped depiction. (The buyers are all wearing pants, so could be interpreted to be male as well, but since they are not wearing ties they don't look as obviously gendered.)

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