“We think education should be better, cheaper, and easier to access. So we decided to take matters into our own hands and create a new online education platform toward those ends. We have decided to do more to communicate our personal vision of economics to you and to the broader world,” writes Cowen, in a blog post announcing the initiative.
The first course, Development Economics, will begin on October 1. I love everything that is changing about education and learning with regards to the ingenuity of Internet start-ups. MRUniversity will certainly be worth following the progress of, just to see what differently they can bring to online education.