Reverse engineering an open-source MOOC: optional open notebook from PPE 101

Welcome! This is Cobi's open notebook for tutoring work within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. You can email me on or check the course guide for more information.

Lecture 1

4 Disciplines:

What are the 4 disciplines this course brings together? What links them together?

Week 1 reading:

What does the acronym PPE stand for in this context? Spoiler: it's not personal protective equipment

What is the 4th dimension being added in this year's iteration of the course?

The E in PPE

In the context of this course teaching input E = Ian.

Did the economic conception of wellbeing miss something that is human? Does happiness count?

Why don't good economic policies - for example related to carbon tax - get enacted?