4 free online courses on economics and taxation

4 free online courses on economics and taxationInvestors have an obligation to train continuously in many areas. Among them, it is essential to have basic knowledge of both economics and taxation. To help you with this purpose, here are 4 free online courses on economics and taxation from the web Miríada X, taught by prestigious Spanish universities.

Basic Course in Economics

Description: In this course we offer the student the basic keys to understand the basic principles that govern the economy that surrounds us on a daily basis.

University: Catholic University of Murcia

Teacher: Alfonso Rosa García

Start Date: November 4, 2013

Duration: 4 weeks

Agenda:

  • Module 0. Presentation
  • Module 1. What does the economy consist of? How it works and how it tries to explain the world around us
  • Module 2. Economic decisions at the “micro” level
  • Module 3. Economic decisions at the “macro” level
  • Módulo 4. Economía para el día a día

Link: Basic Course in Economics

Fundamental Course of Microeconomics (2nd edition)

Description: The MOOC entitled "Fundamental Course in Microeconomics" is taught entirely online, with an open and massive nature, and free of charge, with a duration of 12 weeks. In its first edition, it ran from January 31 to April 24, 2013. The evaluation will consist of a test at the end of each module, in addition to a general examination of the subject. This MOOC covers the fundamental contents of microeconomics that must be known to interpret the facts of daily reality in a microeconomic key.

University: Rey Juan Carlos University

Teacher: Juan Carlos Aguado Franco

Start Date: September 30, 2013

Duration: 12 weeks

Agenda:

  • Module 0: Presentation.
  • Module 1: Object of study of microeconomics
  • Module 2: Markets: supply and demand.
  • Module 3: Consumer behavior.
  • Module 4: The company: production and costs.
  • Module 5: Perfect Competition
  • Module 6: the monopoly
  • Module 7: Other Forms of Imperfect Competition

Link: Fundamental Course of Microeconomics (2nd edition)

Fundamental Macroeconomics Course

Description: Not available

University: Rey Juan Carlos University

Teacher: Juan Carlos Aguado Franco

Start Date: To be determined

Duration: 6 weeks

Agenda:

  • Módulo 0
  • Module 1. Macroeconomics. Object and method.
  • Module 2. The goods market and the IS relationship.
  • Module 3. The money market and the LM relationship.
  • Módulo 4. El modelo IS-LM.
  • Module 5. The labor market.
  • Module 6. Supply and Aggregate Demand Model.

Link: Fundamental Macroeconomics Course

Financial investment and its taxation

Description: Collects in a systematic, organized and entertaining way the various financial investment modalities accessible to small and medium investors, making a basic description of the characteristics of profitability, risk, term, liquidity, etc., to focus on their tax aspects, when object of having an adequate knowledge of the financial-fiscal profitability of these investments.

University: San Pablo CEU University

Teachers: Virginia Rey and Ricardo Palomo Zurdo

Start Date: November 25, 2013

Duration: 4 weeks

Agenda:

  • Módulo 0
  • Module 1. Financial investment.
  • Module 2. Banking financial products and investment in financial assets.
  • Module 3. Portfolio investment products and savings-provision.
  • Module 4. Other financial products

Link: Financial investment and its taxation