I recently got interested in economics and finance. A post on Hacker News was recommending to take Economics of Money and Banking on Coursera as an introduction. I really enjoyed the course and will give a brief review of it here.
Content From the course description:
The last three or four decades have seen a remarkable evolution in the institutions that comprise the modern monetary system. The financial crisis of 2007-2009 is a wakeup call that we need a similar evolution in the analytical apparatus and theories that we use to understand that system.