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Latest news and blogs from the CORE team

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 […]

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The “what” and the “how”: CORE presentations at INET’s annual conference Sat 17th May 2014

We can sort the questions we receive into two broad categories: what are we doing, and how will we do it? If you are wondering, two talks from the INET annual conference in Toronto might help you find a more detailed answer than we have given so far. Both came in the same panel session, […]

Why Minsky matters
Why Minsky matters Tue 25th March 2014

Project director Wendy Carlin was interviewed by the Analysis programme on Radio 4 this week to discuss a subject that would have been inconceivable 10 years ago: the legacy of macroeconomist Hyman Minsky, and why it matters. You can listen to it on the BBC iPlayer here. The programme quotes Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen […]