09 Oct CORE
Posted at 07:22h in Voluntary Exchange Sources
There is an interesting article in The New Yorker about one of my competitors in the intro textbook market. A notable tidbit:
Jonathan Gruber, who teaches introductory economics at M.I.T., felt that core might introduce too much complexity for a foundational course. He worried that so much emphasis on the ethical and political dimensions of economics might make the subject feel like a different discipline altogether. “The question is, do you want the students to feel like they’re coming out of, you know, to be blunt, a sociology class or an economics class?” Gruber said.
Read the Full Article here: >Greg Mankiw’s Blog