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Should high school economics courses be compulsory?

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  • Belfield, Clive R.
  • Levin, Henry M.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics of Education Review.

Volume (Year): 23 (2004)
Issue (Month): 4 (August)
Pages: 351-360

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  1. Kimberly Burnett & Sumner La Croix, 2009. "Economic Education’s Roller Coaster Ride In Hawaii, 1956-2006," Working Papers 200901, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
  2. Grimes, Paul W. & Millea, Meghan J. & Thomas, M. Kathleen, 2008. "District level mandates and high school students' understanding of economics," MPRA Paper 39883, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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