In this video, Harvard's Claudia Goldin, UC Berkeley's Christina Romer, and more present Anna Schwartz's life and research. Schwartz — hailed as one of the most important monetary economists of the 20th century — changed our understanding of the Great Depression and monetary policy with her influential book A Monetary History of the United States.

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In this video, Harvard's Claudia Goldin, UC Berkeley's Christina Romer, and more present Anna Schwartz's life and research. Schwartz—hailed as one of the most important monetary economists of the 20th century—changed our understanding of the Great Depression and monetary policy with her influential book A Monetary History of the United States.

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If you're a bit rusty on how monetary policy works, you're not alone! In this video from MRU's Principles of Macroeconomics course, we summarize the basics of how monetary policy works. Spoiler alert: the Great Recession changed how we do monetary policy. If you want to learn how, there's a separate video for it!

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If you're a bit rusty on how monetary policy works, you're not alone! In this video from MRU's Principles of Macroeconomics course, we summarize the basics of how monetary policy works. Spoiler alert: the Great Recession changed how we do monetary policy. If you want to learn how, there's a separate video for it!

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In this video from MRU's Principles of Macroeconomics course, we go over factors causing the Great Depression, the worst economic downturn in U.S. history, including Schwartz's and Friedman's discovery of the Fed's role.

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Ostrom was the first female to win the Nobel  Prize in economics due to her pioneering work on the tragedy of the commons.

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Yellen was the first female Chair of the Fed, where she worked during and after the Great Recession. She has also made significant theoretical contributions to the field. 

Born in 1903, Robinson was the first acclaimed female economist. She made several important theoretical contributions, including extending the work of John Maynard Keynes.

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Schwartz and Milton Friedman co-authored “A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960”, which is the definitive diagnosis of the Great Depression. 

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Ostrom was the first female to win the Nobel  Prize in economics due to her pioneering work on the tragedy of the commons.

Elinor OstromJanet Yellen

Christina Romer

Yellen was the first female Chair of the Fed, where she worked during and after the Great Recession. She has also made significant theoretical contributions to the field. 

Born in 1903, Robinson was the first acclaimed female economist. She made several important theoretical contributions, including extending the work of John Maynard Keynes.

Joan Robinson

Claudia Goldin

Schwartz and Milton Friedman co-authored “A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960”, which is the definitive diagnosis of the Great Depression. 

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In this video from MRU's Principles of Macroeconomics course, we go over factors causing the Great Depression, the worst economic downturn in U.S. history, including Schwartz's and Friedman's discovery of the Fed's role.

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