Women in Economics

A few weeks ago, I sat down with CTaLE’s Dr. Ramin Nassehi to talk about his Economics Walk around UCL’s Bloomsbury campus. After making notes for his featured blog post (found here), he mentioned how ironic it was that though UCL’s Department of Political Economy was ground-breaking in that it hosted the first coeducational class … More Women in Economics

New Year, New Term

It’s 2019 and that means Term 2 is on its way! Following our last blog post on what we at CTaLE thought were highlights of 2018-2019 Term 1, this post covers what we are most excited for in 2018-2019 Term 2. Dr. Cloda Jenkins is looking forward to the launch of the Economics Network-CTaLE joint … More New Year, New Term

Innovative Way of Teaching History of Economics: Ricardo, Darwin, Keynes, Wolf, Orwell

Since joining UCL and CTaLE, Dr. Ramin Nassehi has initiated a bespoke “Economics Walk” around Bloomsbury, London. With the UCL Economics department being the oldest in England, this walk incorporates the history of key economic figures who spent time in the area and how they are linked to present day events. It is an innovative … More Innovative Way of Teaching History of Economics: Ricardo, Darwin, Keynes, Wolf, Orwell

The Magic Number

During Term 1, Dr. Michela Tincani teaches Statistical Methods in Economics. In order to change things up a little bit, on Thursday 6th December, Michela invited John Conway, a magician to help elaborate on the fun side of statistics. John was entertaining with constant jokes and magic tricks. Having front row seats, I was astounded … More The Magic Number

The Cost of Fire

The California wildfires have captured headlines for the past weeks raging through both northern and southern parts of the state. With the fires, Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire to name a few, fast destroying homes and taking lives it is set to be California’s deadliest in the state’s history. As I am writing this, the … More The Cost of Fire

CORE Schools Economics Challenge 2018 Winners

The CORE Project, in which Dr Parama Chaudhury is a part of, established a Schools Economics Challenge that asks schools around the world to use The Economy (the CORE textbook) and the Financial Time’s site as resources to create a 3-min video based on the theme “Ten years on from the Global Financial Crisis”. Earlier this … More CORE Schools Economics Challenge 2018 Winners