My new syllabus for my new class on the economics of chatgpt
Introduction: This is a syllabus for a new class I’ve developed on what you might just called the Economics of ChatGPT. I just really wanted to teach a class that I thought was relevant to their lives. I’m excited to see how it goes.
One of my favorite things about being a professor is learning. I love to teach because I love to learn. And I love to do that with students who do as well. This semester I’ve designed a new course I’ve called “Issues in Economics: Technology, Prosperity and Inequality over Three Centuries” for our 1305 class. It’s a class I wrote from scratch and I put it above in a picture gallery if you want to peruse it. Before I dive into it, think of it as the economics of artificial intelligence and ChatGPT.
Economics 1305 is a class for non-majors. None of them are in the business school, best I can tell. Last spring, they were half data scientists and half spread over STEM and liberal arts fields. It’s about 40 kids, mostly sophomores, taking a class that c…
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