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Using Short Movie and Television Clips in the Economics Principles Class


  • Robert L. Sexton


Abstract: The author describes a teaching method that uses powerful contemporary media, movie and television clips, to demonstrate the enormous breadth and depth of economic concepts. Many different movie and television clips can be used to show the power of economic analysis. The author describes the scenes and the economic concepts within those scenes for a number of movies.

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  • Robert L. Sexton, 2006. "Using Short Movie and Television Clips in the Economics Principles Class," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(4), pages 406-417, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:37:y:2006:i:4:p:406-417
    DOI: 10.3200/JECE.37.4.406-417

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    1. Scott A. Beaulier & Franklin G. Mixon & Richard J. Cebula, 2014. "Can't see the tacking for the trees? Try a Coasian solution," Chapters,in: New Developments in Economic Education, chapter 11, pages 126-132 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Joshua C. Hall & Robert A. Lawson & J. Dirk Mateer & Andrew Rice, 2008. "Teaching Private Enterprise Through Tunes: An Abecedarium of Music for Economists," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 23(Spring 20), pages 157-166.
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    5. Joab N. Corey & James D. Gwartney & Gail M. Hoyt, 2011. "Economics Teaching Workshops: Past, Present, and Future," Chapters,in: International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 76 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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