Economics for a changing world: an open-access platform for anyone who wants to understand the economics of innovation, inequality, environmental sustainability & more, #economicsfest
The awesome CORE open intro econ textbook is out!
I am surprised no one has been promoting or discussing CORE Econ, the free alternative,
As a former #Harvard undergrad, I endorse this 100%. Basing Ec10 on the text would go miles to address student demands for a more empirically grounded and ideologically wide-ranging intro course:
Introductory economics education should include a much bigger hands-on empirical component. I like what is doing. They could be the next "consensus" textbook for introductory econ.
Economists! esp students check out new site: brilliant analysis, writing and problems. Open and free.
Next year NPR will host a book-club to host the economics text book produced by . Very cool idea! It's a great book and it is free online here (with Our World in Data visualizations throughout):
Yep, and that's why we wrote CORE: The Economy. I believe we are the only textbook that presents markets as institutions embedded in society, interacting with social norms (one of many virtues that are sadly lacking in the usual textbooks):
Did you ever wonder whether we could increase the diversity among economists if we change introduction to economics? See today's seminar at by Wendy Carlin on CORE and discussion
This video is from the . You find many more of these ‘economists in action’ videos in their free and open textbook
This wouldn't happen if they read the principles textbook CORE: The Economy. It presents markets as institutions embedded in society, interacting with social norms, and in historical context. Plus it's free online!
Very interesting seminar yesterday about "Economic Education for a Public Purpose". and doing some exciting work here. CORE is developing into a brilliant resource
CORE An open-access platform for anyone who wants to understand the economics of innovation, inequality, environmental sustainability, and more
Here are ALL of the CORE Economics books, all of which are available as free eBooks and some of which you can purchase in hard-copy format
Ah, this is AWESOME! Check this out & let’s talk about how to build on each other’s work! Happy to tell you more ☕️😂☕️ In short, we are aiming to draft a potential curriculum for policy schools. Inspired by this:
The CORE Project : teaching resources for economics as it is practiced today. Latest video resources from #EstherDuflo Consider adopting/using in your econ dept.
Economics for a changing world: an open-access platform for anyone who wants to understand the economics of innovation, inequality, environmental sustainability & more,
Or: assign the free textbook for yr 1 undergrad econ available here
You can use parts of CORE for upper division classes too, like I do for my inequality class.
If you're not familiar with it, you might be interested in the CORE economics curriculum, which prioritizes practical cases over theory - and profiled here:
"An #openaccess platform for anyone who wants to understand the economics of innovation…