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Hansen, Lee W. – Journal of Economic Education, 1986
Reports the activities of the Committee at its annual meeting, held in December, 1985. Topics include the need for more research on education in economics, enlisting more economists in economic education activities, and the training of elementary and secondary teachers. (JDH)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Economics Education, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Becker, William E.; Waldman, Donald M. – Journal of Economic Education, 1989
Contends that, when discrete choice models are taught, particularly the probit model, it is the method rather than the interpretation of the results that is emphasized. This article provides a graphical technique for interpretation of an estimated probit coefficient that will be useful in statistics and econometrics courses. (GG)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education, Instructional Development
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Brenneke, Judith S.; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1988
Reviews research on the Joint Council on Economic Education's (JCEE) K-12 Developmental Economic Education Program (DEEP). Claims that limitations of previous studies and JCEE's recent decision to expand further DEEP create the need for more comprehensive understanding of DEEP and economics instruction at the precollege level. (BSR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Economics Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rangazas, Peter; Shapiro, Edward – Journal of Economic Education, 1987
Claims that many intermediate macroeconomic textbooks contain incorrect examples of aggregate demand curves. Diagrams correct and incorrect curves and discusses how incorrect diagrams can lead students to draw wrong conclusions. Argues that textbooks should not sacrifice correctness for simplicity. (RKM)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education, Textbook Content