Teaching economics as if the last three decades had happened

Wendy Carlin interviewed by Viv Davies,

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Tue, 05/20/2014

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Frontiers of economic research
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financial crisis, global crisis, academia, teaching, economics education, undergraduates

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The mainstream economics curriculum needs an overhaul

Diane Coyle 04 May 2014

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One of the delayed consequences of the financial crisis is a widespread and apparently growing desire to change how economics is taught. Students in a number of countries, including vocal groups in Chile and the UK, have recently intensified the demand for reform. One recent example is a report from the Post-Crash Economics Society at the University of Manchester (Post-Crash Economics Society 2014).

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Topics:  Education Global crisis

Tags:  education, financial crisis, global crisis, academia, teaching, economics education, undergraduates