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Economic Lessons from the Musical Hamilton

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  • Matthew C. Rousu

    (Susquehanna University)

  • Courtney A. Conrad

    (Susquehanna University)

Abstract

The musical Hamilton is the most popular musical in recent history and might be the best single album one could use to teach economic concepts. We...

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  • Matthew C. Rousu & Courtney A. Conrad, 2017. "Economic Lessons from the Musical Hamilton," Journal of Economics Teaching, Journal of Economics Teaching, vol. 2(1), pages 30-50, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:jtc:journl:v:2:y:2017:i:1:p:30-50
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    Keywords

    hamilton; principals; time preferences;

    JEL classification:

    • A21 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Pre-college
    • A22 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Undergraduate

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