Latest news and blogs from the CORE team

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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 […]

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 […]

Economy, Society, and Public Policy second release: Units 6 to 9 online, and R too Mon 18th June 2018

Today we are releasing the next four units of Economy, Society, and Public Policy (ESPP) in their first beta version. That means nine of the 12 units are now available online. Students can now learn about The firm: Employees, managers, and owners (Unit 6) Firms and the market for goods and services (Unit 7), The labour […]

Helping teaching assistants switch to CORE Wed 13th June 2018

On 4 June Gonzalo Paz Pardo, one of our Postgraduate Teaching Assistants, was one of only 12 people (and the only teaching assistant) to win a Provost’s Education Award for his work at UCL. The UCL Education Awards “recognise the work … that has enabled excellent practice or facilitated innovation in teaching and learning”. In Gonzalo’s […]