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Use It or Lose It: Teaching Literacy in the Economics Principles Course

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  • W. Lee Hansen
  • Michael K. Salemi
  • John J. Siegfried

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Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal American Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 92 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
Pages: 463-472

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Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:92:y:2002:i:2:p:463-472

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  1. W. Lee Hansen, 2001. "Expected Proficiencies for Undergraduate Economics Majors," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(3), pages 231-242, January.
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  4. John B. Taylor, 2000. "Teaching Modern Macroeconomics at the Principles Level," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 90(2), pages 90-94, May.
  5. Kennedy, P., 1998. "Eight Reasons Why Real Versus Nominal Interest Rates is the Most Important Concept in Macroeconomic Principles Courses," Discussion Papers dp98-09, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University.
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  1. Michael K. Salemi, 2003. "A Model Teacher-Education Program for Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(2), pages 455-459, May.
  2. Robert Garnett & John Reardon, 2011. "Big Think: A Model for Critical Inquiry in Economics Courses," Working Papers 201102, Texas Christian University, Department of Economics.
  3. Wayne Geerling, 2011. "Using Multimedia to Teach Economics," Working Papers 2011.02, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
  4. Wayne Geerling, 2011. "Evaluating Robert Frank’s ‘Economic Naturalist’ Writing Assignment," Working Papers 2011.03, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
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  6. Gebhard Kirchgässner, 2011. "Kaderschmieden der Wirtschaft und/oder Universitäten? Der Auftrag der Wirtschaftsuniversitäten und –fakultäten im 21. Jahrhundert," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 12(3), pages 317-337, 08.
  7. Lenie Kneppers & Carla Van Boxtel & Bernadette Van Hout-Wolters, 2012. "The Road to Transfer: Concept and Context Approaches to the Subject of Economics in Secondary School," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 11(1), pages 36-56.
  8. Robert Garnett & KimMarie McGoldrick, 2011. "Big Think: A Model for Critical Inquiry in Economics Courses," Working Papers 201101, Texas Christian University, Department of Economics.
  9. Robin Bartlett & Marianne Ferber & Carole Green, 2009. "The Committee on Economic Education: Its Effect on the Introductory Course and Women in Economics," Forum for Social Economics, Springer, vol. 38(2), pages 153-172, July.
  10. Simkins, Scott P. & Maier, Mark H., 2008. "Learning from physics education research: Lessons for economics education," MPRA Paper 9314, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  11. Edward M. McNertney & Robert F. Garnett, Jr., 2006. "Using a Simple Simulation Model to Help Students 'Think Like Economists' in Intermediate Macroeconomics," Computers in Higher Education Economics Review, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 18(1), pages 34-39.

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