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Latest news and blogs from the CORE team

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 […]

Changing how we teach
Changing how we teach Mon 7th July 2014

If anyone asks you why CORE exists (or what we want to accomplish), this video helps to explain. Thanks to the Royal Economic Society, the Post-Crash Economics Society, and everyone who gave their time to take part. Let us know what you think, and please pass it on.

Latest innovations: calculus popups and economic debates
Latest innovations: calculus popups and economic debates Wed 2nd July 2014

Last week was an important milestone for the CORE project: many of our contributors met at the Oxford Martin School in Oxford to review what we have done so far, and what we still need to do before the course materials for Introduction to Economics are ready to be used later this year at UCL […]