Using Short Movie and Television Clips in the Economics Principles Class
Journal of Economic Education, Fall 2006
13 Pages Posted: 29 Dec 2009 Last revised: 17 Oct 2010
Date Written: December 28, 2009
The author describes a teaching method that uses powerful contemporary media, movie and television clips, to demonstrate the enormous breadth and depth of economic concepts. Many different movie and television clips can be used to show the power of economic analysis. The author describes the scenes and the economic concepts within those scenes for a number of movies.
Keywords: economic education, teaching
JEL Classification: A22
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