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Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought

Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Students can go through their entire degree without being asked to express an opinion. Thankfully, things are slowly beginning to change
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Not in A-Level Economics, plenty of critical analysis - substantiated judgment is a required skill!
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Washington consensus – definition and criticism | Economics Help

Washington consensus – definition and criticism | Economics Help | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
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More on Washington Consensus in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRH0aumyyME&feature=youtu.be
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Mariana Mazzucato - Bristol Festival of Ideas

Mariana Mazzucato - Bristol Festival of Ideas | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Mariana Mazzucato looks at new ways of thinking about capitalism and discusses the challenges to mainstream economic debate.
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Think you're a code-breaker? Try these GCHQ puzzles

Think you're a code-breaker? Try these GCHQ puzzles | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Sharpen up your codebreaker skills with these games from a new GCHQ puzzles book, seen first by the Telegraph.
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Top 10 Universities in the UK for Economics | Economics | tutor2u

Top 10 Universities in the UK for Economics | Economics | tutor2u | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
One common question from students at this time of year is about recommendations for which university they should apply for. Students, of course, should think a
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The cognitive biases that force you to make bad decisions

The cognitive biases that force you to make bad decisions | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Dr Travis Bradberry examines the influence of cognitive bias on our lives and in the workplace.
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Year 1 A Level Theme 1 - Behavioural Economics
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This Is Your Brain On Uber

This Is Your Brain On Uber | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
This week we feature Keith Chen, a behavioral economist at UCLA and the head of economic research at Uber. Keith explains why surge pricing makes us nuts and discusses our weird economic choices.
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Watch: 9 science-backed tips to help you study smarter, not harder

Watch: 9 science-backed tips to help you study smarter, not harder | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Not all cramming is created equal.
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Capitalism's Biggest Enemies: Elites Who Advocate Free-Market Competition - Evonomics

Capitalism's Biggest Enemies: Elites Who Advocate Free-Market Competition - Evonomics | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Money, power, and anti-competition
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Do Economists Actually Believe "Greed is Good"? - Evonomics

Do Economists Actually Believe "Greed is Good"? - Evonomics | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
A conversation about the economic orthodoxy
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Neoliberalism: the deep story that lies beneath Donald Trump’s triumph | George Monbiot

Neoliberalism: the deep story that lies beneath Donald Trump’s triumph | George Monbiot | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
How a ruthless network of super-rich ideologues killed choice and destroyed people’s faith in politics
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How Neoliberal Economics Created Donald Trump - Evonomics

How Neoliberal Economics Created Donald Trump - Evonomics | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
The establishment was good at making big promises, but in the end, they left few crumbs on the table for the middle class
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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

7 memory skills that will make you smarter | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
The psychologists behind the book "Make It Stick" reveal the best ways to learn and remember new information, at school or at work.
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Mainstream Economics Has Become a Celebration of the Wealthy Rentier Class - Evonomics

Mainstream Economics Has Become a Celebration of the Wealthy Rentier Class - Evonomics | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
The One Percent have found a pressing need for the services of mainstream economists
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Failed Economics: Tyranny of Mathematics and Enslaved by the Wrong Theory - Evonomics

Failed Economics: Tyranny of Mathematics and Enslaved by the Wrong Theory - Evonomics | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
The strange world of modern economics
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The Radical Remaking of Economics - Evonomics

The Radical Remaking of Economics - Evonomics | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
To place economics on a solid footing, we need to discard its intellectual foundations
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How many mistakes can you find in this video?

How many mistakes can you find in this video? | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
This video is going viral, but while it sounds and looks great, the amount of mistakes in the movie is too difficult too count. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqTTojTija8 As Casper pointed out on Twitter the opening quote is already something Einstein never said, followed by the school kills creativity-meme, crude comparisons. But the biggest surprise comes in the end where suddenly…
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RSA ANIMATE: Economics is for Everyone!

‘Economics is for everyone’, argues legendary economist Ha-Joon Chang in our latest mind-blowing RSA Animate. This is the video economists don’t want you t
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The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively

The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
Ditch the highlighter and teach a friend. Psychology shows us a lot about how to improve our memory and avoid distractions – here are some dos and don’ts
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Changing how economics is taught - BBC News

Changing how economics is taught - BBC News | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
How universities around the world are revamping their economics degree courses, to include more focus on real world problems.
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5 attributes that are crucial for success in the 21st century

5 attributes that are crucial for success in the 21st century | Enrichment reading | Scoop.it
We can no longer assume that being ‘in work’ is the same thing as being employed – ‘having a job’. As the world becomes more connected, so companies get bigger, but so too do opportunitie...
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