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Latest press coverage on CORE

My New Year’s resolution? I want to help renovate economic theory

26 December 2019  

In an op-ed, Danielle Allen commends CORE for working on new approaches to the teaching of economics and resolves to help that renovation by following along as David Brancaccio, host of public radio’s “Marketplace Morning Report,” engages his listeners in a virtual book club, reading a chapter a month of “an important new open-access economics textbook called Economy, Society, and Public Policy”. Link to the article below, or as a pdf document here.

Everyday Economists

30 July 2019  

Sam Bowles speaks to Boston Review editor-in-chief Joshua Cohen about his work and CORE: “We’re advocating for a new way of understanding how the economy works, what people are like, how we interact in the economy and with our biosphere.”

It’s time we tear up our economics textbooks and start over

23 June 2019  

In an opinion piece on the state of economics textbooks, Robert J. Samuelson says it is time to examine other models, besides e.g. Mankiw’s “Principles of Economics”, and mentions The Economy as an example. Link to the article below, or as a pdf document here.

Thoughts on a new economic didactics

16 April 2019  

A report in the eticaeconomia magazine on Wendy Carlin’s and Sam Bowles’ talk at the Sapienza University of Rome, where they presented the new paradigm in economics education CORE is introducing. Find the original article at the link below, and a  translation into English (pdf download).

Harvard’s Econ 101 class will never be the same

12 March 2019  

In the wake of Gregory Mankiw’s announcement he will step down from teaching “Principles of Economics” at Harvard, Noah Smith reflects on ‘Mankiw’s economics’, saying: “It’s time to retire Harvard professor Gregory Mankiw’s conventional wisdom” and recommends CORE as an alternative.