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CORE Schools Economics Challenge 2018, in collaboration with the Financial Times: The winner is in! Thu 15th November 2018

Congratulations to The European School Karlsruhe, the winner of the CORE Schools Economics Challenge 2018, and especially to Ellen Gerisch (left) and Maria Assanbaev (right), who created the high-speed animation in the winning entry. The European School Karlsruhe will receive £1,500, and Maria and Ellen will share £500 Amazon vouchers. In partnership with the Financial […]

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Live from Bristol Futures Wed 7th November 2018

If you want more detail on this story, listen to the podcast we recorded with Bristol Futures teachers. In August we briefly covered the impending launch of Bristol Futures, which includes a new set of option courses at The University of Bristol. The course we are especially interested in is being taught for the first time […]

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Why Doing Economics has embraced R Thu 20th September 2018

We’ve been delighted by the attention given to our Doing Economics practical projects for students, which we developed at the same time as Economy, Society and Public Policy, our text for non-specialists. You can use these projects alongside any of our material, but they are equally suitable for any course that teaches quantitative methods. Today we’re […]

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Economy, Society, and Public Policy third release, and innovation in Bristol Mon 13th August 2018

Today (13 August 2018) we are releasing the final three units of both Economy, Society, and Public Policy (ESPP), our course materials for non-specialists, and the companion data projects, Doing Economics (DE). Over the summer we launched our beta versions of Units 1 to 5 and 6 to 9, and so this makes a full […]