CORE in the news

Latest press coverage on CORE

Rethinking Economics

  2 March 2021

In the Spring 2021 issue of IMF’s Finance & Development, Wendy Carlin and Samuel Bowles argue that the pandemic has intensified doubts about the current economic paradigm taught to undergrads. They further stress the need for a lens that can focus on the exercise of private power as well as concerns about fairness and other social norms.

Economists should be able to save the world

  17 January 2021

Talous, the Finnish translation of The Economy, is now available online for free.

Elli-Alina Hiilamo wrote in the Helsingin Sanomat about the CORE Project, its work and its mission to reform the economics curriculum.

The article is in Finnish. An English translation is available here.

Economics and its identity crisis

  20 August 2020

Martin Sandbu, in his Free Lunch column in the Financial Times on economics and its identity crisis, notes how racism and misogyny feeds disenchantment with economics, as did inequality and financial instability a decade ago, and mentions CORE’s work as a way to redesign undergraduate curricula for the better. The full article is also available as a PDF copy.

Teaching economics for a better world

  5 June 2020

Francesc Trillas (Universitat Autònoma Barcelona) explains CORE’s objectives and recent teaching and learning developments.

The article is in Spanish. An English translation is available here.

Covid-19 is resetting the way we talk about the economy

  23 April 2020

In an op-ed, Wendy Carlin and Samuel Bowles discuss how the twin crises of climate change and the pandemic provide an opportunity to transform economic thinking. Ethical considerations will be unavoidable, but they will enrich our economic vernacular.

Read Wendy and Samuel’s article by following the link below or by downloading a PDF copy.