Foundation of Economics Science (for Computer Scientists)

Course Outline:

  1. Understanding Individual Choices using Machine Learning
  2. Data as a Good
  3. Taxation in the Age of Information Technologies
  4. Growth and Innovation
  5. Discrimination and AI Bias
  6. Networks and Social Media
  7. Blockchain & Bitcoin

Politics and Economics

Course Outline:

  1. Interpersonal Utility Comparison
  2. How to Evaluate Empirical Research
  3. Politics/Politicians
  4. Aims of Policy
  5. Polarization
  6. Rent Seeking and Lobbying
  7. Social Media
  8. Discrimination
  9. Conflict

A Primer in Social Media Research

Lecture Outline:

  1. Why Social Media Research is Relevant
  2. How to Collect Social Media Data
  3. Using Machine Learning for Social Media Research
  4. Examples of Social Media Research