Teaching Economics with Breaking Bad
20 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2020 Last revised: 23 Oct 2020
Date Written: January 27, 2020
Breaking Bad is currently ranked fifth by the Internet Movie Database’s (IMDB) Top 250 television shows based on user rankings and second among 100 shows reviewed by The Hollywood Reporter. Despise the series ending in 2013, Al-Bahrani et al. (2016) find that current students still rank the show among their favorites. Building on the work of Duncan et al. (2020), this paper introduces five lesson plans associated with clips from Breaking Bad. The lesson plans also include clips from outside sources and classroom activities.
Keywords: economics education, classroom media, website
JEL Classification: A2, A20, A22
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