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Soper, John C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1987
Offers an analysis of Galbraith's article (see SO516716) agreeing mostly with the major points it makes concerning the limitations of the concept lists and the general lack of content illustrating the competing theories. Offers data showing what is learned by high school students regarding certain economic concepts. (JDH)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Conferences, Curriculum Guides, Economics
Malley, James R.; Hady, Thomas F. – Rural Development Perspectives, 1987
Diversification of rural economies and changes in financial markets and world trade have broken down many barriers that insulated rural areas in the past. United States rural areas--the rural South and Northeast in particular--now appear to be affected slightly more than urban areas by national monetary and fiscal policies. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Economic Factors, Employment Patterns, Financial Policy
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Robinson, J. N. – Economics, 1974
Using a university-owned computer, English secondary schools participate in a game to stabilise the course of their "nation's" economy over a 20 year period. Information provided to participating students is included in the article. (JH)
Descriptors: Budgets, Computer Assisted Instruction, Economics Education, Financial Policy
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Wink, Rüdiger; Kirchner, Laura; Koch, Florian; Speda, Daniel – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2015
This paper links two strands of literature (collective learning and resilience) by looking at experiences with collective learning as precondition of regional economic resilience. Based on a qualitative empirical study, the emergence of collective learning structures in the Stuttgart region after a macroeconomic and structural crisis at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Resilience (Psychology), Geographic Regions
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Cutler, David M. – Journal of Economic Education, 2017
Health care is one of the economy's biggest industries, so it is natural that the health care industry should play some role in the teaching of introductory economics. There are many ways that health care can appear in such a context: in the teaching of microeconomics, as a macroeconomic issue, to learn about social welfare, and even to learn how…
Descriptors: Health Care Costs, Health Services, Economics Education, Microeconomics
OECD Publishing, 2017
Chile's education system can foster stronger economic, democratic and social development in the country. There are significant macroeconomic benefits to education, such as increased productivity. That said, individuals tend to benefit the most from high-quality, equitable education systems. In 2004, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Change
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Hunter, Jennifer L.; Heath, Claudia J. – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
This article uses a random digit dial probability sample (N = 328) to examine the relationship between credit card use behaviors and household well-being during a period of severe economic recession: The Great Recession. The ability to measure the role of credit card use during a period of recession provides unique insights to the study of credit…
Descriptors: Credit (Finance), Consumer Economics, Well Being, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Froyen, Richard T. – Journal of Economic Education, 1996
Traces the development of macroeconomic theory from John Maynard Keynes to modern endogenous growth theory. Maintains that a combination of interest in growth theory and related policy questions will play a prominent role in macroeconomics in the future. Recommends narrowing the gap between graduate school and undergraduate economics instruction.…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Capitalism, Course Content, Economic Research
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Miller, Michael S.; Epstein, Seth – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2013
In this article we explore the challenges of adapting a standard introductory MBA course in applied macroeconomics to a student audience in a small open economy with a pegged currency. Our focus will be on the Kingdom of Bahrain, with reference to other countries in the Arabian Gulf region, where one would expect to use an open-economy theoretical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Macroeconomics
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Obasuyi, Folorunso Obayemi Temitope; Rasiah, Rajah; Chenayah, Santha – SAGE Open, 2020
The article reviews the concept of vulnerability and develops a framework for vulnerability to education inequality (VEI). It further reviews the concept of education inequality and develops a framework for the cumulative measuring instruments of inequality of education. The schooling vulnerability processes are developed to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Equal Education, Educational Attainment
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Cho, Dongchul; Shin, Sukha – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012
All of the authors seem to share the perception that one can no longer expect much from macroeconomic policies. The authors of this paper share this opinion, but this should not be interpreted as the skeptical view that macroeconomic policies are ineffective on employment. They saw from the Korea's two crises how contrasting outcomes could result…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Unemployment, Macroeconomics
Baehler, Karen – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examines the level of a student's performance based on incoming knowledge in an intermediate macroeconomic and microeconomic course at a major mid-western university. Analysis of student understanding of specific economic concepts was accessed through the Test of Understanding College Economics, 4th Edition (TUCE) (Walstad,Watts &…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Economics Education, Comprehension, Macroeconomics
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Stepanova, Tatiana E.; Manokhina, Nadeghda V.; Konovalova, Maria E.; Kuzmina, Olga Y.; Andryukhina, Lyudmila M. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the researched problem is caused by the increasing interest in using potential of transdisciplinary approaches, and mathematical methods, which include the game theory in analysis of public and economic processes. The aim of the article is studying a possibility of implementation of the transdisciplinary approaches in economic…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Economic Research, Game Theory, Mathematics
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Chen, Qihui; Tian, Guoqiang; Okediji, Tade O. – Journal of Economic Education, 2014
The authors of this article implement a quasi-experimental strategy to estimate peer effects in economic education by exploiting the institutional setting in a large public university in China, where roommates are randomly assigned conditional on a student's major and province of origin. They found significant impacts of peer academic quality,…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Evidence, Economics Education, Peer Influence
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Prante, Gerald – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2016
This paper compares principles of economics curriculum in 2015-16 academic catalogues among the Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges 2016 Edition." The paper finds that 76 percent of schools on the list offer separate principles courses for microeconomics and macroeconomics, while 25 percent offer a single principles course covering…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Economics Education, College Curriculum, Comparative Analysis
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