Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why journal editors should commission history papers for their anniversary issues

Crossposted from the INET Playground  Writing the history of economic journals is not merely a way to reconstruct the development of new fields and new approaches to economics. It also recasts current debates on peer-review, retractions, open-access, replicability, and bias … Continue reading

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Introductory Economics for the Real World: Lessons from Teaching with “The Wire” TV Show

Crossposted from the INET Playground Two days before my Freshmen took their first economics class this March, they gave an interview to the local newspaper. They enjoyed the program, they declared, but they nonetheless didn’t understand what was the point … Continue reading

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