The Bitcoin StandardAcademy

Dr. Ammous is teaching a series of online courses on the economics of Bitcoin, as well as economics courses in the tradition of the Austrian school of economics. Courses are taught through live lectures and interactive discussion seminars, and recordings of the lectures and seminars are made available for students to donwload to study at their own time and pace.

Registering for an online course will provide you access to a live weekly 1-hour lecture, a weekly 1-hour discussion seminar, the class notes, and the full video and audio recordings of the lectures and discussion seminars. To register for a course, just buy it below and be sure to include the email address to which you will receive the lecture invitations and course files.

Lecture and seminar schedules will be updated regularly on this website, and sent out to subscribers to the mailing list. Please sign up to the mailing list below to stay updated.

ECO11: Principles of Economics I

USD $100.00

Even though this course has been completed, students purchasing it can attend live weekly discussion seminars with Dr. Ammous, open only to students on saifedean.com, to discuss the material of the courses, as well as any relevant issues and questions.

This course is recommended as the first course to take on this website, and the foundation for the rest. It introduces the basic principles of economics from the perspective of the Austrian school. Based on Carl Menger's Principles of Economics, Ludwig von Mises' Human Action, and Murray Rothbard's Man, Economy, and State, this course covers the concepts of human action, scarcity, opportunity cost, time preference, capital, trade, money, and prices. You can see the full course syllabus here.

This course is taught through ten lectures and discussion sessions, lasting 1 hour each. Purchasing the course provides access to all these lectures and seminars, in audio and video format, as well as detailed class notes. 

This was the first in a series of courses that cover the principles of economics from the perspective of the Austrian School. Sign up to the newsletter to stay informed of when all of these courses will be offered.

ECO12: Principles of Economics II

USD $100.00

Even though this course has been completed, students purchasing it can attend live weekly discussion seminars with Dr. Ammous, open only to students on saifedean.com, to discuss the material of the courses, as well as any relevant issues and questions.

This is the second Principles of Economics course offered on saifedean.com, building on ECO11: Principles of Economics I. It is recommended that students study ECO11 before ECO12.

You can find the full syllabus for ECO12 here.

This course is taught through ten lectures and discussion sessions, lasting 1 hour each. Purchasing the course provides access to all these lectures and seminars, in audio and video format, as well as detailed class notes. 

This is the second in a series of courses on economics from the perspective of the Austrian School. Sign up to the newsletter to stay informed of when all of these courses will be offered. 

 

ECO21: The Bitcoin Standard

USD $100.00

Even though this course has been completed, students purchasing it can attend live weekly discussion seminars with Dr. Ammous, open only to students on saifedean.com, to discuss the material of the courses, as well as any relevant issues and questions.

In this course, Dr. Ammous teaches the material of his book The Bitcoin Standard, along with the most important background reading that influenced the book, particularly from Austrian school economics. A 1-hour lecture is delivered online once a week, for 10 weeks.

The course has now concluded and can be purchased in full. Course material includes around 12 hours of audio and video lectures, and 30 pages of class notes summarizing the lectures.

 

ECO31: Hard questions on hard money + 7 research papers

USD $100.00

Even though this course has been completed, students purchasing it can attend live weekly discussion seminars with Dr. Ammous, open only to students on saifedean.com, to discuss the material of the courses, as well as any relevant issues and questions.

This course covers the seven research papers written by Dr. Ammous since the publication of The Bitcoin Standard. Students who register will be provided with digital copies of the seven paper for this course in pdf, epub, and mobi formats.

The material of these papers applies the framework and concepts introduced in The Bitcoin Standard to analyze broader and more complex economic questions. Students will be expected to have read The Bitcoin Standard as a pre-requisite for taking this course.

The course has now concluded and can be purchased in full. Course material includes the seven research papers, more than 10 hours of audio and video lectures, and 30 pages of class notes summarizing the lectures.

 

Package of all 4 courses and 7 papers

USD $300.00

This package includes:

All seven research papers listed on the Research page. Each paper is in pdf, epub, and mobi formats.

Full access and material for the online course: ECO11: Principles of Economics I

Full access and material for the online course: ECO12: Principles of Economics II

Full access and material for the online course: ECO21: The Bitcoin Standard.

Full access and material for the online course: ECO31: Hard questions on hard money

Package of Principles of Economics I & II (15% discount)

USD $170.00

This package includes:

Full access and material for the online course: ECO11: Principles of Economics I

Full access and material for the online course: ECO12: Principles of Economics II

Access to an on-going live weekly seminar to discuss the courses.

 

Signed hardcover textbook and live book draft

USD $200.00

This package includes:

  • A personally signed and dedicated physical copy of my forthcoming hardcover textbook, Principles of Economics. Copies will ship  at no additional cost upon completion of the text, with an anticipated release date in mid-2021.

  • The full audiobook of Principles of Economics

  • Real time access to the the book’s progress. Watch Principles of Economics come to life with each new draft, as it is written over the coming year.

  • Discuss each chapter of the book in the saifedean.com forums with the author and other readers

  • This textbook is based on two online courses taught on saifedean.com in 2019-2020, which you can still purchase and obtain full recordings of the lectures and discussion sessions, along with class notes, and also attend ongoing weekly live discussion sessions. The courses can be purchased from: ECO11  & ECO12.

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Signed hardcover textbook, live book draft & all 4 courses & 7 research papers

USD $500.00

This package includes:

  • A personally signed and dedicated physical copy of my forthcoming hardcover textbook, Principles of Economics. Copies will ship  at no additional cost upon completion of the text, with an anticipated release date in mid-2021.

  • Full audiobook of Principles of Economics

  • Real time access to the the book's progress. Watch Principles of Economics come to life with each new draft, as it is written over the coming year.

  • Discuss each chapter of the book in the saifedean.com forums with the author and other readers

  • Access to the ECO11 (completed in 2019) & ECO12 (beginning on March 9, 2020) audio and video lectures and discussions, as well as the complete text materials of these two online courses. The information presented in ECO11 & ECO12  comprises the materials on which Principles of Economics is based.

  • Access to the complete course materials of ECO21: The Bitcoin Standard and ECO31: Hard questions on hard money.

  • All 7 Research Bulletins

  • Join the saifedean.com Telegram group

Two signed books, live book draft, & all 4 courses & 7 research papers

USD $600.00

This package includes:

  • A personally signed and dedicated physical copy of The Bitcoin Standard.

  • A personally signed and dedicated physical copy of my forthcoming hardcover textbook, Principles of Economics. Copies will ship  at no additional cost upon completion of the text, with an anticipated release date in mid-2021.

  • Full audiobook of Principles of Economics

  • Real time access to the the book's progress. Watch Principles of Economics come to life with each new draft, as it is written over the coming year.

  • Discuss each chapter of the book in the saifedean.com forums with the author and other readers

  • Access to the ECO11 (completed in 2019) & ECO12 (beginning on March 9, 2020) audio and video lectures and discussions, as well as the complete text materials of these two online courses. The information presented in ECO11 & ECO12  comprises the materials on which Principles of Economics is based.

  • Access to the complete course materials of ECO21: The Bitcoin Standard and ECO31: Hard questions on hard money.

  • All 7 Research Bulletins

  • Join the saifedean.com Telegram group