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

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Robert L. Sexton

Pepperdine University - Economics Department

Date Written: December 28, 2009

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Sexton, Robert L., Using Short Movie and Television Clips in the Economics Principles Class (December 28, 2009). Journal of Economic Education, Fall 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1688040

Robert L. Sexton (Contact Author)

Pepperdine University - Economics Department ( email )

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States

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