1. Discussing Economics

    Discussing Economics

    Michael K. Salemi, W. L. Hansen
    Discussing Economics treats discussion – meaning formal consideration of questions about a reading – as a new approach to learning economics. Setting out a detailed approach modeled on the ideas of Mortimer Adler and the Great Books Foundation, the authors explain why instructors should organize discussion around interpretive questions, how to plan and lead discussion, and how to integrate it into a course. They then provide a guide to over 60 classic and contemporary readings that span much of the undergraduate economics curriculum. For each, they provide a synopsis, learning objectives, recommended questions, and discussion suggestions Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  2. Reforming Economics and Economics Teaching in the Transition Economies

    Reforming Economics and Economics Teaching in the Transition Economies

    Edited by Michael Watts, William B. Walstad
    This comprehensive and impressive volume presents the first book-length, multi-country investigation of reform of economic education in transition economies. Authors from the West and from transition economies describe the major changes in economics content and instruction that occurred in schools and universities throughout nations in Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union from 1989 to 2000. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. The Complexity Vision and the Teaching of Economics

    The Complexity Vision and the Teaching of Economics

    Edited by David Colander
    This ground-breaking book focuses on the implications of the complexity vision, such as that held by economists at the Santa Fe Institute, for the teaching of economics. This complexity vision suggests that answers to questions such as how do markets develop and how do they evolve need to be approached head on. Complexity economics is beginning to do just that. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  4. Teaching Economics to Undergraduates

    Teaching Economics to Undergraduates

    Edited by William E. Becker, Michael Watts
    This book demonstrates alternatives to the lecture and chalkboard approach that dominates the teaching of economics, providing a range of innovative teaching techniques and examples aimed at engaging undergraduates in the learning of economics. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2000   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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    Edited by Erich W. Streissler, Monika Streissler
    In 1876, Carl Menger, then a young professor at the University of Vienna, was asked to teach the principles of political economy to Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, the 17 year old only son of Emperor Francis Joseph, who was to die tragically before he could inherit the throne. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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