Online Courses


Welcome to our online course recommendations page!

We're starting a webinar series! Check out the announcement here for more information.

In addition, we also have recommendations for great online courses via platforms like Coursera, EdX, and MITx.

If you've taken any of these (or other) online courses through the above platforms, or if you've tried out other platforms, let us know what you liked and what you didn't like by emailing Chrispine at crl2 (at) williams (dot) edu. Your feedback is really valuable to us for knowing what to recommend.

Our Go-to Websites for Online Courses

IDEAS has brought together a calendar with all the virtual seminars related to development that it can find.

Check it out here!

Our Latest Recommendations

Announcement: IDEAS Calendar of Virtual Webinars in Development

IDEAS is hosting a calendar of all the webinars they can find related to development. Check back often if you have some time and want to learn something new!

Recorded Webinar: The Economic Implications of Covid-19 with Raghuram Rajan

Princeton’s Bendheim Center for Finance hosted Raghuram Rajan on Friday, July 24st for a discussion of the economic implications of Covid-19. Princeton’s BCF is running webinars on the evolving Covid crisis, and putting up its archives online, so check out their website to register for upcoming webinars.

Online Learning: Political Economy and Economic Development from EdX

This MIT online course in political economy and development taught by field superstars Abhijit Banerjee and Ben Olken starts on June 2, so hurry and check it out!

Online learning: Principles of Sustainable Finance

This online course from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam via Coursera considers how finance can be used for the good in reaching sustainable development goals.