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We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate to produce novel, unexpected phenomena. We see political uprisings, market crashes, and a never ending array of social trends. How do we make sense of it? Models. Evidence shows that people who think with models consistently outperform those who don't. And, moreover people who think with lots of models outperform people who use only one. Why do models make us better thinkers? Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures. In this class, I present a starter kit of models: I start with models of tipping points. I move on to cover models explain the wisdom of crowds, models that show why some countries are rich and some are poor, and models that help unpack the strategic decisions of firm and politicians. The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology. Mastering this material will give you a huge leg up in advanced courses. They also help you in life. Here's how the course will work. For each model, I present a short, easily digestible overview lecture. Then, I'll dig deeper. I'll go into the technical details of the model. Those technical lectures won't require calculus but be prepared for some algebra. For all the lectures, I'll offer some questions and we'll have quizzes and even a final exam. If you decide to do the deep dive, and take all the quizzes and the exam, you'll receive a Course Certificate. If you just decide to follow along for the introductory lectures to gain some exposure that's fine too. It's all free. And it's all here to help make you a better thinker!...



Feb 25, 2017

Great content and lectures, that possibly provides new dimensions to look/explain the situation in context, I guess I will comeback for references to continue with this journey in to 'Model Thinking'


Apr 07, 2018

The course presents a multitude of models that enable us to analyze human and systems behavior and interactions. By making implicit assumptions explicit we can understand real world processes better.


226 - 模型思维 的 250 個評論(共 360 個)

創建者 Fadhilah S K G

Nov 24, 2015

very useful and interesting course

創建者 Noha A A

Oct 08, 2016

Very informative and interesting!

創建者 Xue, L

Jun 17, 2018

great course, inspires me a lot

創建者 Ricardo M d F

Jul 16, 2017

Curso bem inovador, parabéns!!!

創建者 Massimo Z

May 24, 2017

Useful and well done.

Thank you

創建者 Patrick P

Aug 03, 2020

I wish I could take it again!

創建者 Marko M

Aug 30, 2018

Great and interesting course!

創建者 Konstantinos M

Mar 20, 2017

Probably my favourite course.

創建者 Pete S

Jul 09, 2016

Scott E Page is totally cool!

創建者 Wael E

May 08, 2016

Fantastic, I love this course

創建者 Ludo A S

Mar 19, 2019

Essential for everyday life!

創建者 Rafia N

Jan 13, 2016

This course is just amazing.

創建者 Hasan R C

Jul 04, 2019

Wonderful course,

Thank you.

創建者 Pedro P

Jun 06, 2017

Complete and very usefull.

創建者 Panshul R

Jun 19, 2020

Quizzes could be improved


Jun 10, 2020

Excellent course by Scott

創建者 conanar

Dec 07, 2016

It really opened my mind.

創建者 李勇

May 16, 2018

An extraodinary course!

創建者 YE Q

Nov 04, 2017


創建者 Sinziana C

Oct 16, 2017

Great Course! Loved it!

創建者 Aleksey E

Oct 21, 2017

Great course, thanks.


Sep 21, 2017

An excellent course!

創建者 Susan M

Jul 26, 2017

I loved this course.

創建者 Pablo O

Mar 09, 2016

Mind opening course!

創建者 Yuan X

Dec 10, 2015

this is what I need.