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Intro to Microeconomics

  • Earn 3 transferable credits
  • 100% online and Zoom-free
  • Includes everything you need

Available through dual enrollment at partner high schools





  • Course

    From the co-founder of MasterClass, Outlier’s groundbreaking Intro to Microeconomics will show you how small individual choices shape today’s complex economic systems.

    In this course, you’ll explore what goes down at the wild intersection of money and humanity. Experience for yourself how abstract concepts like supply and demand play out IRL in our high-stakes decision-making games. Play as a business leader and see firsthand how your choices ripple out and impact the big picture.

    From game theory to labor unions, and from monopoly to poverty, our 6 world-class instructors use fascinating real-world examples to bring Microeconomics to life.

  • Brilliant

    Meet our hand-picked team of charismatic economics instructors from Barnard, Columbia, and beyond. offering a variety of backgrounds and points of view, for a modern approach to a traditional topic. You’ll never see your world the same way again.

  • How It

    Enjoy cinematic video lessons (our CEO co-founded MasterClass).

    Enhance your learning with gorgeous interactive textbooks based on active learning principles.

  • Dedicated

    Hit a snag on the site? Have a burning question? We’ve got you covered.

    Our dedicated Student Success team is available to assist you—and push you—to help you pass with flying colors.

Transferable credits from a top 50 school

Most schools accept credits transferred from University of Pittsburgh

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Traditional course Outlier Intro to Microeconomics


Usually 3-4 credits from your school


3 transferable credits from the University of Pittsburgh


In-person or Zoom


Interactive and 100% online (Zoom-free)


1 per class


6 hand-picked instructors


Specific time and place


On-demand, anywhere


Specific hour


Flexible window

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What you’ll learn

This course covers all the basic principles and latest microeconomics topics you’ll need for college credit (and then some).

  • How to work smarter, not harder

  • How to use science to make life’s most important decisions, like whether to eat out or dine in

  • What did 2020 mean for the economy?

  • What was really behind the Industrial Revolution?

  • The underlying nature of the relationship between supply and demand

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  • Outlier by Savvas courses are offered through US highschools

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