Economics in a Crisis: A Cautious Approach to Being Relevant
10 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2020
Date Written: October 1, 2020
While this may appear to be a good opportunity to bring real-life examples into the classroom and show how economics applies during a global pandemic, we advocate instead for a more cautious approach. One of the joys of teaching economic is that it can be applied to “everyday life,” but there are some moments in life where caution may be warranted.
Keywords: pandemic, inequality, relevancy
JEL Classification: A20, A21, A22
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