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The “O” in CORE: open-access Tue 9th September 2014

The “O” in CORE stands for “open-access”. Some of you have contacted us to ask what this means in practice. Rajiv Sethi, professor of Economics at Barnard College, Columbia University, and one of the economists who helped create The Economy, explains clearly in this helpful blog why The CORE Project has a bigger goal than the creation […]

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The CORE Project Facebook page Sat 6th September 2014

We are a small group, mostly made up of volunteers, so one of the challenges for us in making the beta version of our ebook available was how to cope with the comments, requests for support or questions that we will receive in the next few months. We’d also like to give you a place to discuss the course […]

The CORE Project ebook beta launches today
The CORE Project ebook beta launches today Fri 5th September 2014

We have many people to thank for helping to create our course material, but today we would like to give special thanks to the students who are taking ECON101 at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and their lecturer Arjun Jayadev, associate professor of Economics. The UMass freshmen have just become the first students to take an […]

“Please join us” Thu 4th September 2014

This week we will release the first beta of our introductory course in economics. We are delighted that Camila Cea, a recent economics graduate from the University of Chile, has contributed the preface to the course ebook. In Chile Camila helped organise successful student protests to demand curriculum reform, and now she is an advisor to The CORE Project. This […]