The Tasks of Economics Education
Peter J. Boettke
George Mason University - Department of Economics
August 1, 2010
GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 10-25
Economics is too often taught poorly in college and universities. We too often present the material both in a boring and too complicated a fashion. Economics is counter-intuitive, but it can be, and should be, taught in an entertaining and simple manner -- stressing the basic principles of the discipline and stressing application of these principles to understand economic life in all its variety.
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Date posted: August 25, 2010 ; Last revised: November 9, 2010
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