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Morawetz, David – Journal of Economic Education, 1978
Asserts that many economics courses teach students how to use analytical tools and solve problems, but few show them how to identify and set up problems for analysis. Describes a college economics seminar in Israel in which students help determine course content. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Educational Needs
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Morawetz, David; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1977
Summarizes a lengthy report of a study of the use of graduate student instructors (GSIs) in Israel. Results suggest that teaching effectiveness depends upon individual characteristics, and that GSIs can be just as effective as faculty members. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Economics Education
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Kleiman, Ephraim; Rubenstein, Yona – Journal of Economic Education, 1996
Reports on the replication of Jane Leuthold's experiment concerning consumer choice, investments, and free riding indexes. This experiment, conducted in an Israeli undergraduate economics class, broadened the subjects' characteristics questionnaire to include issues of social consciousness and altruism. Includes four tables of statistical data.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Consumer Economics, Decision Making, Economic Factors
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Magnus, Jan R.; Polterovich, Victor M.; Danilov, Dmitri L.; Savvateev, Alexei V. – Journal of Economic Education, 2002
Examines attitude differences about cheating among high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the United States, Russia, the Netherlands, and Israel. Finds attitudes about cheating vary greatly among these countries and depend upon student's educational level. Shows that the data can be aggregated to produce a tolerance of cheating index…
Descriptors: Cheating, Cultural Differences, Educational Research, Foreign Countries