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Economic Education in Korea: Current Status and Changes

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  • Jinsoo Hahn
  • Kyungho Jang

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The authors describe key aspects of precollege and undergraduate economic education in Korea. They show that precollege students seem to have low economics literacy due to problems with the curriculum and insufficient training of teachers. At the undergraduate level, they show that economics departments have more male students than female students and that the employment rate for economics majors is lower than for business majors. They hope to draw more of Korean economists' attention to research initiatives in economic education.

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  • Jinsoo Hahn & Kyungho Jang, 2010. "Economic Education in Korea: Current Status and Changes," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(4), pages 436-447, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:jeduce:v:41:y:2010:i:4:p:436-447
    DOI: 10.1080/00220485.2010.510403
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    1. Phillip Saunders, 2011. "A history of economic education," Chapters,in: International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 1 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Daniel Dufourt, 2012. "Savoirs et compétences. De l'Université au monde professionnel," Working Papers halshs-00870746, HAL.

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