This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.
Engage in the discussion of domestic and international economic issues (with neutral political thoughts added) that impact global economic development, markets around the world, job growth, trade and tariffs, and national security, including cybersecurity. Economic and political issues within the global economy will be addressed. Economic topics will begin with the U.S. economy, including economic health, the role of the Fed, the job of GDP growth, and how federal legislation impacts the economy. National debt and strong/weak dollar will be discussed as both economic and political issues.
Global topics will include the EU and "Brexit", China and Russia, and current events related to economics globally. Questions and discussion are encouraged.
Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.
Ted Weston is a retired CSU business professor. Ted has previously given Osher presentations on both international economics and financial planning for retirement.