Saturday February 22, 2020

Professional View: The economics of student greed

Every September thousands of students enter universities and institutes of higher education.

26th October, 2014

Every September thousands of students enter universities and institutes of higher education, and many take economics courses. Some 23 per cent of all undergraduates are enrolled in social science, business and law courses, where at least some introductory economics is common.

Economists also typically teach courses such as statistics, or introductory mathematics for social scientists. And yet, we have no idea whether or not this does any good - or, worse, any harm. We should worry....

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