Review: #EconTEAching Seminar 17: Diversifying the Use of Pop Culture in the Classroom: K-pop Music, by Madeleine Adamson (UCL)

When I saw on Twitter that Jadrian Wooten (Penn State University), Wayne Geerling (Monash University) and Angelito Calma (University of Melbourne) had written a paper on “Diversifying the use of pop culture in the classroom: Using K-pop to teach principles of economics,” I knew it would be super fun to have them be a part of CTaLE’s EconTEAching seminar series. … More Review: #EconTEAching Seminar 17: Diversifying the Use of Pop Culture in the Classroom: K-pop Music, by Madeleine Adamson (UCL)

Economic Research, Education, and Institution Building: Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021

Earlier this week, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 was awarded to David Card (University of California, Berkeley) and to Joshua Angrist (MIT) and Guido Imbens (Stanford University). In this blog post, our Director, Professor Parama Chaudhury discusses their contributions to the frontiers of economic research, education, and … More Economic Research, Education, and Institution Building: Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021

Economists write differently. The uniqueness of economic writing and how to teach it

Writing is undoubtedly a huge component in Economics, but it is quite different from traditional writing in other fields. In the third session of TeachECONference2021, presenters discussed the best ways to teach the unique writing methods of Economists. … More Economists write differently. The uniqueness of economic writing and how to teach it

Giving yourself your own grade, expressing your emotions to your professor, and experimenting with data: Inspiring ideas for economics education

The first session of TeachECONference2021 was marked by both precise analysis of the current state of economics education and innovative ideas to carry economics forward. … More Giving yourself your own grade, expressing your emotions to your professor, and experimenting with data: Inspiring ideas for economics education

Explore Econ 2021 Scientific Committee Panel Reflection

As Explore Econ 2021 was held virtually this year, Dr Ramin Nassehi was awarded UCL ChangeMakers funding to bring on Economics students Mihir Gupta (Y3) and Khushi Kakrania (Y2) to serve on the Scientific Committee. Read on for Mihir and Khushi’s insight: Ever since the first year of our undergraduate degree at UCL, the annual … More Explore Econ 2021 Scientific Committee Panel Reflection