What Students Learn in Economics 101: Time for a Change

JEL
 
Wed 4th March 2020 | Press

A paper by Samuel Bowles and Wendy Carlin, in the March 2020 issue (vol. 58, issue 1) of the Journal of Economic Literature, uses machine learning text analysis to tell about the evolution of introductory economics since Samuelson revolutionized intro in 1948, and sets out how CORE is attempting something similar to what Samuelson did in 1948 to address the new challenges that face us today.

Read the article on the JEL website (members’ access only) or as a pre-print on the UCL website (free access).