ERIC Number: EJ679940
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
The Fable of the Allegory: The Wizard of Oz in Economics.
Hansen, Bradley A.
Journal of Economic Education, v33 n3 p254-64 Sum 2002
Declares L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a popular teaching tool in economics. Indicates some argue it was written as an allegory of Populist demands for a bimetallic monetary system. Counters that Baum was not sympathetic to Populist views and did not write the story as a monetary allegory. (JEH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Baum (L Frank); Populism; Wizard of Oz
Note: The Journal of Economics Education is a referred journal.