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Saving the baby, not the bathwater
Saving the baby, not the bathwater Tue 3rd December 2013

Since the launch of the CORE curriculum project, the amount of interest in how economics is taught has surprised (in a good way) even our team. Some of the most authoritative names in academic economics have joined the debate. The argument made by three of them in the past week is that we don’t need […]

How are we building the CORE curriculum?
How are we building the CORE curriculum? Tue 26th November 2013

Following last week’s articles about us in the FT and the Economist, we remind you – and ourselves – of what project leader Wendy Carlin said at our launch: we need to move on from good ideas, because we have committed to pilot a new introductory economics course in less than a year. So we’re […]

Juliet Schor: Economics as if the last forty years didn’t happen
Juliet Schor: Economics as if the last forty years didn’t happen Fri 15th November 2013

Juliet Schor is Professor of Sociology at Boston College, MA, US. This is the text of her address to the INET CORE Project workshop on 11 November 2013. Forty years ago a group of engineers and scientists at MIT began warning about the impacts of global economic activity on planetary ecosystems. They published a bestselling […]

Tweets from our workshop
Tweets from our workshop Mon 11th November 2013

Between 9.30am and 1pm on 11 November we launched the INET CORE Project with a workshop at HM Treasury in London. In the next few weeks we will publish more about ideas and debates from the event, but The Economics Network storified the tweets from the event, so click on the link to get an […]