Economics plays a vital role in the functioning of every aspect of society. This course will address a set of prominent policy issues where economics is at its core. Members will explore their origins as policy matters, the underlying data and evidence, and what policy levers are available to deal with them. Lectures will be standalone, taught by subject matter experts, all of whom have a PhD in Economics. Potential topics include climate change, healthcare economics, economic inequality, and more. The topics presented will address the most current events at the time of the course.