Wayne Geerling

University of Texas at Austin

Professor of Instruction

Department of Economics

BRB 2.102B

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Top 31,829

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30

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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ChatGPT has Mastered the Principles of Economics: Now What?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
University of Texas at Austin, UT-Austin, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Department of Economics, The University of Melbourne
Downloads 2,239 (12,601)

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TUCE, ChatGPT, assessment, artificial intelligence, academic integrity

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Using Squid Game to Teach Game Theory

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2022
University of Texas at Austin, Monash University, University of Arizona, Charles Sturt University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Downloads 1,939 (15,824)
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active learning, game theory, inclusive teaching, media, popular culture, teaching economics, technology

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The Economics Behind the Billions: How Taylor Swift and MrBeast Can Be Used to Teach Economics

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Dec 2023
Francisco Marroquín University, University of Texas at Austin, UT-Austin and Dulles High School
Downloads 1,595 (21,517)

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comparative advantage, competition, creative destruction, demand, economic growth, entrepreneurship, gains from trade, gross domestic product, incentives, intellectual property, MrBeast, oligopoly, product differentiation, production costs, shortages, specialization, substitutes, Swiftonomics

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Diversifying the Use of Pop Culture in the Classroom: Using K-pop to Teach Principles of Economics

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2021
Jadrian Wooten, Wayne Geerling and Angelito Calma
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Texas at Austin and The University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,187 (33,236)
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Inclusive teaching, media, music, teaching economics

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Engaging Gen Z Students with Economic Lessons Featuring MrBeast

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Wayne Geerling, G. Dirk Mateer and Jadrian Wooten
University of Texas at Austin, UT-Austin and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Downloads 890 (49,949)

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active learning, media, popular culture, teaching economics, technology, streaming, YouTube

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Swiftonomics: Using Taylor Swift to Teach Supply and Demand and Foreign Exchange Rates

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2024
Dulles High School, Francisco Marroquín University, University of Texas at Austin, Milton High School and UT-Austin
Downloads 744 (64,406)

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demand, exchange rates, incentives, preference reversal, property rights, risk, supply, Swiftonomics

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Using K-Pop to Teach Indifference Curve Analysis, Behavioral Economics and Game Theory

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
University of Texas at Austin, Monash University, University of Arizona and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Downloads 630 (79,099)
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inclusive teaching, media, music, teaching economics, game theory, behavioral economics, indifference curves

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Breaking Down the Language Barrier: Using Pop Culture from Across the Globe to Teach Microeconomics

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jan 2021
University of Texas at Austin, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, UT-Austin and Emmanuel College
Downloads 348 (159,241)
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inclusive teaching, diversity, media, teaching economics

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Facilitating Student Connections and Study Partners During Periods of Remote and Online Learning

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Sep 2020
Wayne Geerling, Nicola Thomas and Jadrian Wooten
University of Texas at Austin, Charles Sturt University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Downloads 313 (178,292)
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social event, remote teaching, online teaching, student engagement

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Female Influencers: The Economics behind the Millions

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Nov 2023
The University of Tampa, University of Texas at Austin and UT-Austin
Downloads 262 (216,583)
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diversity, foundation economics, Gen Z, inclusion, influencers, social media, teaching economics, TikTok, Addison Rae, Kylie Jenner, Olivia Dunne, Olivia Rodrigo

11.

Crazy Rich Game Theory

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Dec 2020
Wayne Geerling, G. Dirk Mateer and Mitchell Addler
University of Texas at Austin, UT-Austin and University of Arizona, Economics Deparment
Downloads 251 (224,372)
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technology, active learning, game theory, popular culture, pluralism

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Hooray for Bollywood: Using Hindi Language Films to Teach Economics

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
University of Texas at Austin, The University of Melbourne, Department of Economics, The University of Melbourne and Charles Sturt University
Downloads 115 (436,852)

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Bollywood, diversity, inclusive teaching, media, pop culture, teaching economics

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Extreme Pricing Goes Viral: Lessons for Teaching Price Controls

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Jul 2023
Wayne Geerling, G. Dirk Mateer and Julien Picault
University of Texas at Austin, UT-Austin and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 112 (445,470)
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active learning, media, price controls, popular culture, streaming, teaching economics, TikTok, YouTube, Taylor Swift, Mark Cuban

14.

Adam Smith is a Kahoot!

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Nov 2021
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin and UT-Austin
Downloads 98 (489,656)

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Kahoot, history economic thought, Adam Smith, Neoclassical, thinkers

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Legally Irrelevant Factors in Judicial Decision-Making: Battle Deaths and the Imposition of the Death Penalty in Nazi Germany

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Feb 2017
Wayne Geerling, Gary Magee, Paul Raschky and Russell Smyth
University of Texas at Austin, Monash University, Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (632,749)
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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 142
1.

Bazinganomics: Economics of the Big Bang Theory

Tierney, J., Mateer, G. D., Smith, B., Wooten, J., & Geerling, W. (2016). Bazinganomics: Economics of The Big Bang Theory. The Journal of Economic Education, 47(2), 192-192.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics, UT-Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences
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Teaching Economics, undergraduate economics, websites